Digital Manners: Is Facebook the right place to say you want to be more than just friends?

Digital Manners: Is Facebook the right place to say you want to be more than just friends?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
May 24 2011 11:10 AM

Declaring Your Love on Facebook

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the etiquette of saying you want to be more than just friends via Facebook message.

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Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

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