Sorry, You Can’t Be My Facebook Friend
Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is there any good way to tell colleagues that you have a no-Facebook-friends policy at work?
Posted Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at 4:43 PM
This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of refusing to friend co-workers on Facebook. Listen to Episode 29 using the audio player below or by opening this player in a new tab.
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The Virtual Baby Shower
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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"?
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