Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Restraining Orders

Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Restraining Orders

This week’s problem is a really difficult one. I wish I had a better answer or could help more. What happens when you have left your abusive spouse, who does not know where you live, and you have a restraining order – then the school play is posted on...
A Holiday #SMEtiquette Roundup

A Holiday #SMEtiquette Roundup

Holiday time can be stressful having to spend time with family and friends who are difficult to deal with. Add to it the relationships we have online, and it can be positively mind-blowing. I put together this deck of some of my most popular #SMEtiquette tips, linking...
Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Commenting on Blogs

Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Commenting on Blogs

  Lest we forget, “social media” didn’t start with Facebook. Or MySpace. Or even Friendster. Without going all the way back to IRC, we might remember that email and blogs (and the comments on them) are still a part of the social media landscape....
Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Being Unfriended

Dear Amy: The #SMEtiquette of Being Unfriended

Say what you want about online friendships, but many of them are as important and as real as any other friendship or relationship in our lives, even if we have not yet met the person in real life. When these friendships end, it can be as upsetting and as the end of...