Is It Free Speech or Common Sense?

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Matter Of Opinion (MOO), an Atlanta-based opinion survey website, wants to know readers’ thoughts about whether Chrysler’s social media agency has freedom of speech or lacked professionalism after making an unflattering post on Chrysler corporate Twitter account.

Socialmediarisk.com reports an employee of Chrysler's social media agency New Media Strategies mistakenly made an unflattering, profane post (about Detroit area drivers) on a Chrysler corporate Twitter account rather than their own personal account. The tweet was quickly deleted, but not before it had been blogged and retweeted by other sources, and numerous media inquiries were made to Chrysler's offices. As a result, the agency was fired by the carmaker.

Matter Of Opinion (MOO), an Atlanta based website and bipartisan concept, posted a new survey on March 18, 2011. MOO is asking surveyors to post their opinions about whether the agency has freedom of speech or if they lack caution. Was Chrysler’s action reasonable? The purpose of the survey is to gain insight into public opinion and to stimulate productive debate and discussion about if this is a matter of freedom of speech or professionalism. Results will be sent directly Socialmediarisk.com and New Media Strategies.

About Matter Of Opinion (MOO)
Our political system was originally designed to be for the people, by the people. But too often the decision-making process excludes us...the people. Matter Of Opinion was created to change that.

Matter Of Opinion (MOO) is a new social media survey site that does what most media companies choose not to do. We deliver your opinions directly to those people involved in the decision-making, so that your voice is heard. MOO encourages its users to answer simple survey questions on important issues that affect our communities and impact our lives. MOO utilizes sophisticated technology that allows users to easily share the survey with others MOO'ers (anonymously or registered)and/or embed the survey into Facebook and Twitter accounts as a means to encourage others to share in the discussion. To become part of what we're doing at MOO, simply visit us at http://www.matterofopinion.com

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