[Oprah.com] In a Digital World, Do Your Manners Need a Makeover?

DBEAUMONTE.COM

Henry Alford, author of Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners, offers his tips for restoring civility in the age of constant connectivity.
By Henry Alford

1. Don’t answer a telephone call with an e-mail.Or an e-mail with a text message. Or a text with a Facebook message. In the communication hierarchy, you generally want to match the level of intimacy or move up the hierarchy—a move down can look like you’re avoiding the person.

2. Do ask before you post pictures from a party……whether anyone minds having them on Facebook. If someone is social-media-shy, save any photos of her for your non-Facebook albums.

3. Don’t text at the movie theater……no matter how strong the urge to LOL. If you’re perpetually rattled by the glowing phone screens of others texting during movies, do bring a tiny penlight to shine on them. It’s…

View original post 15 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

myoilpaints

Each of us needs to find our element- the place where things we love to do and things we are good at, come together

My Daily Pictures, Words & Music

My Findings : "Once in a Blue Moon" . . . "Not Very Often" or "Tous les 36 du mois" No one knows how many people currently surf the Net . . .

Don Kersey

Come as you are.

This Travellers Heart

travel, books, tea & the sea.

The Pop Cultist

Movies, comics, video games, and everything else pop culture

Tales From An Open Book

The Carleton Place Public Library Blog

%d bloggers like this: