TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

Why Medium Needs to FIX How They Changed the Way We View Claps!

Did you know this process is ruining the bounce rate of your stories?

Justiss Goode | F😄M
Daily Justiss
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5 min readJun 9, 2024

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One of the more recent changes that I noticed on Medium, is turning into a technical difficulty that I think needs to be addressed, and soon.

I noticed this unusual change the website made a few weeks ago, whereas, the way we’re able to view claps, when browsing a member’s profile, is slightly different.

Once upon a time, when you looked at a story title that you were thinking about reading, the little “clap” icon would ALWAYS be blank, as in not darkened like it typically is, when you’re done applauding.

Now, however, that is not the case, and it’s a huge problem.

Keep reading, while I show you how…

Readers can get confused about formerly read stories

The fact that readers can definitely get confused about formerly read stories, was never more evident to me, than recently.

I visited Tovah Rainsong, one of my favorite writers and biggest supporters on Medium, in search of something new of hers, that I hadn’t read yet.

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Justiss Goode | F😄M
Daily Justiss

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