The 21st Century Gentleman

In the new issue of Wired, the editors, with help from Jerry Seinfeld, provide new rules for stylish and proper behavior in the digital age. This handy (and hilarious) feature offers itself as the definitive guide to 21st century behavior for apps, programs and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Lyft, Facebook, Tinder and Secret. They also answer the burning questions all modern men have asked themselves, such as: Is it OK to Tinder while drunk? Can I use my neighbor's HBO GO? Does giving Uber drivers a bad rating make you a jerk? Below is an outline of what you'll find:


Don't Be an Ass on Social Media

Jean Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State University, cowrote a book about the humblebrag: The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement. "Bragging alone makes you sound like a narcissist," Twenge says. "Humblebragging makes you sound like a narcissist who is also being deceptive."

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Be Good IRL

Smart tips on how to carry yourself in the real world. From forgetting Google Glass (for now) to watching R-rated movies on planes and proper vaping etiquette.

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The Secret Rules of
Tinder, Emojis and HBO GO

Do you know the proper way to chat or text a question? Want to know the best way to beg for money on Kickstarter? Here are your answers along with how to use emoji, Tinder and LinkedIn.

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