There you stand, in front of the mirror, primping and preening until you get your hair perfectly coiffed for that selfie. You change shirts several times as you speculate exactly which of your graphic tees will look best under the harsh fake light of the Kelvin filter. You extend your arm out in front of you: your forearm aches as it attempts its best tripod impression. Finally, you snap the photo. That one's not quite right. So, you take another. And another ...

After all of the eyeline adjustments, costume changes, and smile modifications, you have the perfect selfie. You are proud of your work, as any great artisan would be. But, in the back of your mind there is one persistent, nagging question, "Was it worth all of the effort?"

As tech experts, we often get asked how to best spend our Internet time. If time is money, time spent on the web is bitcoin. Today, we're going to put it all in perspective for you. Here are 18 Things You Could've Done in the 37 Minutes It Took You to Post the Perfect Instagram Photo.