Our redesign of Medium’s Claps…and why they may not have chosen to do it this way.

Jason Li
Jason Li
Aug 29, 2017 · 5 min read

By now you’ve probably heard of or tried Medium’s new feedback metric, Claps . There’s already been a lot of good discussion on why the previous Recommend system is better than Claps, and vise-versa. This post will not be adding to that.

Instead, we want to look at how Claps is currently implemented on mobile and share our…