Digital Manners: How Late Is Too Late to Text?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
May 17 2011 6:56 AM

How Late Is Too Late To Text?

Slate's new digital manners show debates the etiquette of texting after dark.

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In this week's episode of Manners for the Digital Age, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question "is it rude to send a text when the recipient might be asleep?"

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Podcast by Andy Bowers.

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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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