I quote my response from Medium Support to my question of whether a clap is “worth” more if the reader actually read the piece here:

I was told that all claps are equal.

That being said, the amount of reads a piece gets is a separate metric that apparently makes a difference.

But I believe that, based on the Medium Support response, which i have quoted in full in this piece, a clap itself is not valued more if the “reader” who gave it actually read the post.

THANK you for taking the time and trouble to post your comment. I appreciate it.

Writing Coach/Medium Sherpa Roz Warren(https://muckrack.com/roz-warren) (roSwarren@gmail.com) writes for everyone from the New York Times to the Funny Times.

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