Ok, Medium, you turned a deaf ear to all people complaining about the uselessness of being a paid member. We can’t even customize our own homepage (it’s ours, do you know that?), so I’m saying bye-bye today to my membership. See you later, when there is some real benefits in paying that five bucks. cc: Medium Staff.
I’m new here, too. But mostly everyone seems to be, and as we’re figuring it out, they’re tweaking things. I have to say, it took a minute to get used to, but now I love that there is no way to vote something down, nor to block someone.
I block people on social media, occasionally. At first I thought, maybe it’s just a…
I do wonder, though, if the reason for Medium staff for picking a story has to do with the writing itself and not with the message being presented.
I can think of several recommendations that didn’t represent higher quality writing, but they might be “a fluke.”