Digital Manners: My Friend Makes Fun of My Facebook Status Updates!

Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
April 3 2012 1:57 PM

Say It to My Face, Not on Facebook!

What to do when your “friends” mock your status updates.

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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 seems to be mocking your posts with her own sarcastic or combative status updates?

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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.