Throughout the years, Twitter has billed itself as an anti-censorship platform, at one point even calling itself the “free speech wing of the free speech party.”
But changes in the Rules over time reflect the pragmatic reality of running a business. Twitter talked some big talk, but it has buckled under both lawsuits and media outrage, tweaking and changing the Rules around speech whenever something threatened its bottom line. For a business, free speech can only be a meaningful value if it doesn’t really cost anything."
- California State University, East BayAdjunct Professor, Social Media Marketing Program, present
- Almost Savvy - Social Media Consultant, Speaker, BloggerSocial Media Speaker, Blogger, Consultant, All-Around Friendly Person, present
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After a seemingly endless career in corporate management, Irene escaped to explore the world of self-employment. Along the way, she found herself deeply immersed in the world of online branding, reputation management and social media. A frequent speaker and social media consultant, Irene has a passion for helping people learn to use online tools and technology to achieve their business objectives. Using social media isn’t difficult, it’s only new. Irene has a particular talent for working with those in the early stages of learning, those who are Almost Savvy.
Attendees at Almost Savvy events have appreciated the opportunity to learn from someone who’s learned by doing, someone without much technical savvy to speak of. If you are looking to hear a lot of tech-speak, you’ve come to the wrong place. If you’d like to learn simple, practical tips which allow you to determine how deeply you’d like to wade into the virtual pool, you’re in for a treat!
Best ways to contact Irene
For speaking or consulting requests, Irene can be contacted here. To ask general or how-to questions regarding social media, please post publicly and add +irene koehler to the post, or post your question on the Almost Savvy page on Facebook.