Digital Manners: The case of the cross-dressing Facebook newbie

Digital Manners: The Case of the Cross-Dressing Newbie

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Oct. 11 2011 4:57 AM

The Case of the Cross-Dressing Newbie

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss whether a woman should tell her new-to-Facebook friend just how public his provocative comments are.

Illustration by Robert Neubecker

Illustration by Robert Neubecker

This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of informing a cross-dressing friend that his risqué Facebook photo is showing up in her News Feed. Listen to Episode 24 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 contributing editor at the Atlantic.