Fucking nothing happened to it! We all use it all of the time! Freedom of speech does not equal freedom of consequences. Freedom of speech means you can't get jailed or killed or in certain cases censored for what you say. It does not mean that you get to be a dick saying the worst things possible and everyone has to shut their mouth about it. It does not mean that if you cross the line in your opinion or words and say something hate filled that makes your company look bad, that you get to keep your job.
In a world where everyone is constantly saying what they think and feel, how can you feel like freedom of speech is gone?
And god dammit yes you get your opinion. Every fucking body has an opinion. Every fucking body is telling every one else their opinion. In what fucking world do you think that you get to spout off about your beliefs and thoughts and no one else gets to respond? I hate this more than anything.
Please, go on and on about how children created from IVF are not real? Or how you're so feminist and want to put an end to "rape culture" even though you just finished calling another female a whore? Or excuse every story that involves race by coming up with reasons it's not really racist? Ok well I'll just be like:
How it works is you say something then I say something. I don't have to like or agree with what you said just like you don't have to like or agree with what I said.
This is why before social media, there were rules as to what you could talk about in mixed company: no politics, no religion talk, no talk about finances and you don't talk about sex. But in this world today when everyone tells everyone everything like what they had for a snack or the fact that they're at the gym, we get to hear every person's opinion on all these no no topics and more. So this is what happens- everyone gets angry and there's fights and there's consequences. Yet no one understands that this is the other side of freedom of speech and lack of decency.