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Its a news app where instead of looking at brands like CNN, Fox. You look the writers. You can sort and follow specific writers and have a feed based on what you follow.
 

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Its a news app where instead of looking at brands like CNN, Fox. You look the writers. You can sort and follow specific writers and have a feed based on what you follow.
And where the writers come from?

How does that differ from Medium?
 

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Twitter but without censorship? Think up the pain points you hear people making, then make a landing page to get preorders/email addresses.
 

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No problem :) I'm glad I've helped(in a way).

From what I saw until now and can recall, we need to be very careful to NOT self-promote ourselves while exposing our ideas/projects, etc.

But yes, I think all the rest is okay.

But I'm still new on the forum (and so, in case I would start a thread, I would need to re-read the rules at least to give a general look). As I'm new and I still don't have a lot memorized, probably reading the rules or waiting for someone for experienced than me to answer this is the better option :)
 
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Its a news app where instead of looking at brands like CNN, Fox. You look the writers. You can sort and follow specific writers and have a feed based on what you follow.
It would be cool if I could see writers, then if somehow it had a bias score. Like this writer always is biased towards this person or not. Then recommend articles that it can serve both the writer's article and then a counter article.

Something to think about
 
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It would be cool if I could see writes, then if somehow it had a bias score. Like this writer always is biased towards this person or not. Then recommend articles that it can serve both the writer's article and then a counter article.

Something to think about
I am always wondering about features in the platform world because I don't get it how it could be really leveraged in the long-term and enough to steal users from the already established ones.

What I mean by this is: how we know there is enough supply with quality content of writers to make 2 big platforms about this successful? Assuming the public liked that idea you described, how much time it would take to Medium (and similar platforms) to do an update and implement the same? How many users would "we've got" until Medium "catch up"? If we don't have either the writers or the features, what do we really have?

I am not implying absolutely anything here.
I'm just asking these questions to try to understand what you think of that.
 

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I am always wondering about features in the platform world because I don't get it how it could be really leveraged in the long-term and enough to steal users from the already established ones.

What I mean by this is: how we know there is enough supply with quality content of writers to make 2 big platforms about this successful? Assuming the public liked that idea you described, how much time it would take to Medium (and similar platforms) to do an update and implement the same? How many users would "we've got" until Medium "catch up"? If we don't have either the writers or the features, what do we really have?

I am not implying absolutely anything here.
I'm just asking these questions to try to understand what you think of that.
I am just tossing out an idea here for all those questions you would have to do market research to see how people respond, but just another through I would toss out here...

Did medium create an article site, no, they stole from Facebook, twitter, WordPress user base with what they were trying to do? Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress stole from live journal's userbase.

Iterations are what get you to the large users, starting from one seed is and hoping that it will get you the large user base will not.
 
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Did medium create an article site, no, they stole from Facebook, twitter, WordPress user base with what they were trying to do? Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress stole from live journal's userbase.
Medium isn't anything related with a social media,and it is different from Wordpress because it is much easier to create a blogue,but it's not a blogue,it's actually sort of a "wall of publications sorted by date,and not categories".

The target group in Wordpress is everyone who wants to start a blogue.

Medium (at least now) seems more oriented inwards .Maybe because people are paid based much more on other medium members,instead of external views (and there is a paywall anyway). People want to start publishing on Medium to be popular on Medium,not to star a blogue. Or "to start a blogue on Medium" for that matter. It's not rare to have both,and there is even the option when you publish of "this was published first externally",in thar case.

I don't have a clue why people started on Medium initially,though. (On the first years).
 

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Its a news app where instead of looking at brands like CNN, Fox. You look the writers. You can sort and follow specific writers and have a feed based on what you follow.
Why is there a need? I dont get it
 

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