>45K Recommends — Has Medium Been Gamed?

I don’t know what article you’re referring to, but I’m willing to bet a- it’s someone with a mailing list and/or b- people were incentivized to click the heart.

And yeah, either could be seen as gaming the system – perhaps quality us no longer rising to the top.

But since I never saw the article in question? Perhaps this is how the system was intended to work. Whether that means WE are being gamed is another discussion entirely.

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