Display Issues — Medium App vs ios Safari
There are substantial article rendering differences between the Medium app and Safari iOS.
- Safari iOS doesn’t suffer from odd spacing issues
- Safari iOS displays dropcap images — the Medium app does not
Great explanation of what’s going on, with a personal touch that I appreciate. I like the idea you’re setting up here as it points toward a kind of “pluralism” where the power of what happens online is distributed between multiple authorities. If anything, we need *more* of that…
#1. I enjoy seeing recommendations on my comments from you.
#2. I also enjoy seeing what else you’ve recommended.
#3. They were disciplining you as if you were spamming when you were, quite literally, using the site as it was intended (at a high volume? lol).
Suddenly, on my profile page I am being listed as the editor of publications that I am NOT the editor of, and I did NOT list these publications indicating in any way that I edit them. What gives. How do I change this irresponsible listing.
I think what you are pointing to, here, is what makes social media such an awful place, most of the time.
Blocking in a social setting is a ridiculous idea. It also creates trolls. Not the ones that were described before the popularity of social media, but the new kind, that used that method to get the last word in. It…
There are a few extra affordances that I would kill to have on Medium:
Who knows? Could be the same reason why there are no footnotes. For all the talk of disruption — a word some VC pulled out of his ass — people in the Bay Area have a pathological fear of change. It used to take fifty years for a company to become ossified and resistant to change. Now it doesn’t take that long. Companies become risk-averse the moment…