The web and social media has transformed our lives. But in a world of endless distractions there is often no space to appreciate the wonder that is life. Have we, in the name of immediate gratification, lost engagement with being alive? Are we in TS Eliot's famed phrase 'distracted from distraction by distraction'? Should we reconnect with ourselves and others in search of the meaningful? Or is social media influential simply because it makes our lives so much better?