Digital Manners: Help! My co-worker’s ringtone is driving me crazy.
Digital Manners: Your Ringtone is Driving Me Crazy
Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Dec. 6 2011 1:09 PM

Your Ringtone Is Driving Me Crazy!

Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it OKto ask a colleague to put his phone on vibrate or change his ringtone?

This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe discuss the etiquette of confronting a co-worker about his distracting ringtone. Listen to Episode 32 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.

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