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"Netiquette" Or Manners In The Digital Age

As the Internet becomes an integral part of our social interactions and professional communications, it's ushering in a new etiquette for behavior both online and off. But the new social order has left both technophiles and technophobes scratching their heads about what constitutes polite behavior. Is it appropriate to send an email only to say "thanks"? Does anyone still check their voice mail? And do all invitations necessitate an RSVP? Kojo looks at how technology is redefining good manners.

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