Sexy photos via cellphone text: What to do if you get unsolicited messages.
Digital Manners: A Stranger Texted Me Nude Photos. Should I Reply?
Navigating the intersection of etiquette and technology.
April 17 2012 1:09 PM


What to do if you receive unsolicited salacious photos on your cellphone.


This week, Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and Dear Prudence advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: What should you do when you receive unsolicited messages of a sexual nature on your cellphone?

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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

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