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Tech Etiquette

Mobile manners, email etiquette, and savvy social networking:

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The most important manner to remember when it comes to technology is this: be aware of how your use of technology impacts those around you. Think too about how your message (both conent and medium) will be perceived by its recipient. Check out the articles below for specifics on texting, email, cell phone calls, social networking and more. Technology's great--we love it! The genius of technology is that it gives us options—but we need to know when to pick which option. Apply a little common sense to the use of your cool tech tools and you'll be an etiquette superstar. For more on communications in general, visit Communications.

   

  Intel Survey Reveals That Mobile Etiquette Offenses are on the Rise

A survey by Intel shows that more Americans are engaging in dangerous (using laptops while driving) and rude (talking on cell phones at funerals) behavior. Nine out of ten American adults claim they have seen people misuse mobile technology, and 75 percent say mobile manners are becoming worse compared to just 1 year ago, according to the survey.

Intel Survey Shows Desire for Better Mobile Manners
Anna Post on Managing Mobile Manners

Social Networking & Life Online

Online Friending Etiquette: Manners for  Facebook & more!

When Your Child is Cyber-Bullied

What to Do When a Client Wants to Be Your "Friend"

How to Ask an Eager Facebook Friend to Tone It Down

What Not to Post

 

Email Etiquette

Top Ten Email Manners

Email Etiquette Do's & Don'ts

Wedding Email Do's and Don't


Mobile Manners

Top Ten Cell Phone Manners

Should You Answer That Cell Phone?

Anna Post on Managing Mobile Manners

No Cell Phones, Please, at the Wedding Ceremony

Text Messaging

Texting at the Dinner Table

Smart Use of Smart Phones and Tablets

Using Your BlackBerry at Work