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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Whoa, Google! TMI!
Don’t Post Pictures of My Kid on the Internet
Texting on Takeoff
The Case of the Cross-Dressing Newbie
Hey Buddy, Check the Comment Thread
The Shrinking Reply and the Vanishing Valediction
Do Evites Cheapen a Wedding?
“We Can Hear You Having Sex”
Is it OK to tweet your own horn?
Keeping Your Email Address Private
Getting Scooped on Facebook
Enough with the Earbuds
Texting During Dinner with Co-Workers
Are Some Things Better Expressed NOT On Your Facebook Page
Who Invited the Smartphone to Dinner?
Accepting a Friend Request
Email Gone Astray
Must I Tell Facebook I'm "In a Relationship"?
Can I Ignore a Tweet Directed at Me?
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
How Much Should You Loath NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.