Medium

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4.6
216K reviews
5M+
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Editors' Choice
Content rating
Teen
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About this app

Medium is an open platform where over 100 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface.

Read.
Easily find and follow writers and publications that matter to you, and keep up on their latest posts. Explore personalized, ad-free recommendations, and dive deeper on just about any topic. Bookmark posts for later, highlight passages that resonate, and join the conversation on the stories you read.

Write.
Share your ideas, short or long. Engage in conversation with a network of readers and writers, and have the chance to earn money from your writing. Grow your audience through followers, newsletters, and writer stats.

Become a member for $5/month or $50/year to get unlimited access to everything on Medium and support great writing, and enjoy your first month free
Updated on
Aug 9, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Photos and videos and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.6
216K reviews
Matthew Udanoh
June 11, 2022
Medium is an important forum; one of the last bastions to find longer form content on a broad range of topics. I use it often. What's baffling is how they underwhelm so badly on technology. For example, basic functionality such as the ability to search archives is missing. What is the point of saving articles you will later struggle to find? Millions of articles have been published but the recommendation engine throws up a tiny subset and repeats the same articles as you scroll down. Do better!
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Mike Harvey
June 21, 2022
The "show bookmarks" button navigates away from the article (ensuring that you never see it again), and it looks similar enough to the "save for later" button that I constantly hit it by mistake. Story that I meant to save is GONE. When typing in a comment the editor doesn't scroll properly, so really only works for one or two sentences. Medium is much better in a browser on a desktop computer.
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Ray Parker
June 1, 2022
First, when a publishing platform alienates its content providers, it's a bad sign. Once again, Medium has done that. Next, recent changes have improved the usability slightly, but it's still challenging to locate recent content written by those you follow. There are silly UI flaws, the embedded browser seriously sucks, and when a platform designed for reading does *not* allow me to choose my font, they are lacking in more ways than I could describe. The sun is setting on Medium.
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What's new

We’ve made a number of changes in this update focused on a faster, smoother, and more consistent reading experience:

Introducing new topic filtering in your home feed
Easier story navigation
Better support for day and night modes
Publication story previews that highlight authors

We’ve also made the difficult decision to remove story editing, and profile customization features from our native apps. These features will continue to be accessible from our desktop web app at Medium.com.