Stakeholders approve things, and they aren’t always the people closest to the user. I break this rule all the time. When I start to feel like I’ve betrayed the UX Brotherhood and use proto-copy, I invariably wind up having to explain why the proto-copy is what it is, how it’s not the real copy, and how the copywriter or UX writer will write actual subheads or actual labels. Very frustrating.
This phenomenon is what gets me the most irritated or angry, and it doesn’t just happen with respect to food. Religion, politics, lifestyle, etc. People feel the need to be “right”, and thus make you “wrong”. Converting you is a win, and shame, guilt, peer pressure, and threats of violence are all tactics.
So comments are posts too, right? Are commenters on a story eligible for the same clap-related compensation? On a 2K+ story a great, well-written comment can get a bunch as well.
Of course, terrible, tribal, trolling comments can get claps too.