Apparently, Shortform still has metrics issues. These are the numbers of my most recent Shortform story. I published it yesterday night and took the screenshot today in the morning.

Screenshot from the author’s Medium stats page (Image courtesy by author)

How can I have 2 people clapping for my story with one view? I double-checked with notifications and the claps section. It has two fans.

My suggestion is, it comes down to the design of the profile page, where the first two or three paragraphs of a story are shown. In the case of…

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Tom Fenske

Tom Fenske

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