Digital Manners: Is it impolite to promote yourself to your friends on social media?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Aug. 30 2011 10:39 AM

Tweeting Your Own Horn

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it OK to tweet your own horn?

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss how to strike the right tone when you promote your own work on Facebook and Twitter. Listen to Episode 19 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab

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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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