Is social media hindering or encouraging the right to free speech?
Does social media restrict freedom of speech?
He was an original social media trailblazer but now Stephen Fry has turned his back on Twitter believing it limits freedom of speech, following a backlash from comments he made during the Baftas earlier this year.
In a controversial interview for an American TV channel this week, Fry said he believes a growing number of people on social media – especially those in the public eye – are fearful to air their true feelings because of the now inevitable repercussions.
Yet many believe social media gives our thoughts and views unprecedented access to a potential global audience of millions.
What’s your view: is social media restricting freedom of speech instead of enabling it?