Email Gone Astray
Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate what you should do when you receive email meant for someone else.
Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at 10:59 AM
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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss a letter from a listener who often receives seemingly important emails meant for other people. Listen to Episode #9 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new window:
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Must I Tell Facebook I'm "In a Relationship"?
Can I Ignore a Tweet Directed at Me?
Hiding Your Party's Guest List
Declaring Your Love on Facebook
How Late Is Too Late to Text?
Can I Split a Check With Groupon?
Can I Use My Phone at a Dinner Party?
Should I Return a Missed Call?
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Farhad Manjoo is Slate's technology columnist and the author of True Enough: Learning To Live in a Post-Fact Society. You can email him at email@example.com and follow him on Twitter.
Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence and Human Guinea Pig columns. You can send Dear Prudence questions for publication to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Questions may be edited.) Subscribe to Emily Yoffe's Facebook page.
Illustration by Robert Neubecker.