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As Rules of Digital Etiquette Evolve, Be Kind

Jun 01, 2020 - The New York Times

We're watching the norms of using technology evolve in real time. Here's how to keep up.

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, a new phrase started appearing in my inbox with sudden regularity. The usual chorus of ''Hope you're well!'' was replaced, as if overnight, by a more somber, knowing variation: ''Hope you're well in these difficult times.''

Oh, how things have changed.

The pandemic has caused the way we communicate to evolve, and our relationship with techn...