Digital Manners: Are virtual baby showers tacky?

Digital Manners: The Virtual Baby Shower

Digital Manners: The Virtual Baby Shower

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Nov. 8 2011 10:05 AM

The Virtual Baby Shower

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it tacky to send links to a gift registry to the expectant mother’s far-flung friends and call it a shower?

Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of throwing a “virtual baby shower,” in which guests gather online while the mom-to-be opens her gifts. Listen to Episode 28 using the audio player below.

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