Digital Manners: What's the protocol when accepting a friend request on Facebook?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
July 12 2011 11:05 AM

So, You've Accepted a Friend Request, Now What?

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: What's the polite way to accept a friend request?

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. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.