It is a recurrent idea that time spent online or playing video games is wasted. It might be especially prevalent in people who do not enjoy gaming, but could also come from the fact that we all get zombifyed by memes or facebook every once in a while.
If you ask me, the only time you’ll ever spend badly is the time you don’t enjoy. If you enjoy laughing out loud at memes and watching documentaries online, go right ahead. The key is to focus on contents that allow you to connect to people, spike your curiosity, make you laugh, make you learn, or challenge you. How about a few anthropology readings to accomplish that?