I’m NOT Stupid. I Know When You’re Clappin’ ’n’ Dippin’

Five notifications in a span of a minute about getting claps for five articles. Why fucking bother write for this platform?

Harmony S

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Seriously, guys. What the fuck?

You’re supposed to actually read someone’s shit! Not just clap and dip. That’s low. That’s telling me you’re just after giving me a bunch of links to your probably crappy page filled with bad writing. Like, what is your motivation, exactly?

Do you want money? Medium is not the place for that. Do you want notoriety? Try engaging with other writers here, human-to-human. Clap n dip is the biggest fuck you ever.

I admit that a few months ago, when I first started writing, I’d speedread people’s articles. I would leave a thoughtful comment, though. Not something like “Hey nice article can you read one of mine now lolz”. But yeah, I’d speedread. I’ll confess my Medium sins.

But I never ever opened up an author’s articles in multiple tabs then clicked clap x 50, close tab, rinse and repeat, until I decided to move onto the next author.

Like come on, we’re not stupid here. Even though getting a lot of claps for mere clout is kinda nice, the novelty wears off eventually. When you’re left with an…

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Harmony S

H A P P Y and you should be TOO!!! LIFE IS AMAZING 👏🦝🦄🌺🍭I write for ILLUMINATION, The Memoirist, Fuck Niches, and The Orange Journal.