This week, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question: Is it necessary to “de-friend” someone who is leaving your family due to divorce? A letter writer worries that she has to drop her former sister-in-law from her friends list because she’s severing marital ties.
What's your opinion about this week's manners dilemma?
Send us your questions about etiquette dilemmas posed by new technology. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can play any episode of Manners for the Digital Age using the player below:
You'll find previous episode pages here.
And please check out all of Slate’s other podcasts here.
Podcast produced by Melonyce McAfee.
TODAY IN SLATE
I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.
After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales
Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos
If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter
Giving Up on Goodell
How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.