Digital Manners: A Facebook Friend Shares My Links Without Giving Me Credit

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
April 24 2012 11:08 AM

Stolen Status Update

What to do if a friend filches your links, posts them on Facebook, and calls them her own.

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This week, Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you confront a Facebook friend who shares the links you post but doesn’t acknowledge where she found them?

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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. You can reach her at prudence@slate.com.