Typically used between friends who can't be at the same place at the same time during an event of interest, but wish to still drink to said occasion.
Note: May also be abused as an excuse to drink alone.
screenname2:Thanks man, cheers! *takes shot as well*
Person: What are you doing? You really shouldn't be drinking alone
Alcoholic Friend: Don't worry man, I'm... I'm taking webshots with a f-friend of mine