10 top etiquette tips for the social-media age

In his new book 'Social Q's,' columnist Philip Galanes offers suggestions for today's social quandaries.

4. Do I pay for that ride?


In an age of environmentally friendly carpooling, Galanes says passengers should always offer money to someone they're getting a ride from. "Keep that cash flowing," he writes. "For gasoline, tolls, and parking, even the occasional Slurpee from the 7-Eleven. It doesn't take much – and sometimes the offer alone suffices – to let the drivers know how much you appreciate the ride."

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