Medium’s πŸ‘ new πŸ‘ Claps πŸ‘ reaction πŸ‘ button πŸ‘ lets πŸ‘ you πŸ‘ applaud πŸ‘ authors πŸ‘ you πŸ‘ love


Medium β€” home of the tedious self-congratulatory thinkpiece β€” has introduced a new reaction button that lets you β€˜clap’ (orΒ πŸ‘) posts you enjoy. What makes Medium’s clap feature special is that it isn’t a one-time thing. If you really like a post, you can applaud multiple times by mashing the clap button like an old person trying fruitlessly to use a touchscreen ATM. Katie Zhu, who works for Medium in product and engineering, explained that the new feature was because recommends felt a bit too cheap. A recommend for a piss-taking, three minute post (like this one) is equally as…

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