Digital Manners: Should the Kid Stay in the Picture?

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Oct. 25 2011 11:52 AM

Don’t Post Pictures of My Kid on the Internet

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it OK to post pictures of other people’s kids without their consent?

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Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of posting pictures of other people’s children online. And they talk to a listener who’s in hot water with a friend for just such an infraction. Listen to Episode  26 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. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.