Digital Manners: When Facebook Says Your Friends Are Hanging Out Without You

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
Jan. 17 2012 4:31 PM

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

What to do when Facebook reveals your friends didn’t invite you to an event.

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This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: When you’re hanging out with pals, but other friends aren’t invited, is it rude to post the details to Facebook?

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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