This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss whether it's rude to put your smartphone on the dinner table during a night out with friends. Listen to Episode No. 13 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab.
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What's your opinion about this week's manners dilemma?
You'll find previous episodes here:
Accepting a Friend Request
Email Gone Astray
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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Podcast produced by Jesse Baker.