Digital Manners: My fiancée demands more online interaction.

Digital Manners: My Fiancée Wants More Attention on Facebook

Digital Manners: My Fiancée Wants More Attention on Facebook

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Jan. 31 2012 11:09 AM

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Help! My fiancée demands that I show her more attention online.

Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

Illustration by Robert Neubecker.

This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Are couples obligated to interact via social media, or is face-to-face contact more than enough? In this week’s podcast, the letter writer’s fiancée is dissatisfied with the level of attention he shows her online.

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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.