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.

What's your opinion about this week's manners dilemma?

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Podcast produced by Melonyce McAfee.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

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