"The best explanation for what it does is that it makes it so you have either:
a) extra time to not be procrastinating on the interwebs
b) extra time to procrastinate on the interwebs
Basically its IM, Email, and Social Networking all in one program -- easy and functional GUI, and pretty customizable. Only one thing I've noticed -- can be pretty demanding on your RAM, which can be a problem for slower computers.
Overall, B+"(Guest written by Jsos, forwarded from Felicia D.)