Sweden has been conducting a radical experiment in free speech. Since December, it has been handing the @Sweden Twitter account over to a “normal” Swedish citizen to tweet as they like. “The qualifications are that they have to be interesting, Twitter-literate and happy to post in English,” reported the NYT recently, in a piece that touched on some of the more interesting missives from @Sweden, including photos of a moose hunt, a candid criticism of Sweden’s foreign secretary, a Muslim Swede’s discussion of the ubiquity of the name Muhammad among immigrants, and an 18-year-old’s listing of his favorite leisure activities, including masturbation. Read the full story at Forbes.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.