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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

566 Ratings

566 Ratings

Truly inspiring, and practically useful

Kyn Sage

I use Medium every day. Usually I just click on my personal suggestion notifications! And I go from there. Sometimes I have a specific topic in mind, and search & browse until I inevitably find something useful and thoughtful(quick experience!). There are so many dedicated and bright minds writing on medium about what they know best, and I couldn't be happier or more pleased to have found a place they like to congregate for the benefit of anyone who wants to be a part of it. Topics upon topics, minds upon minds, growth upon growth. If you want to use it to your best, personalize your experience as much as you can, learn as quickly as you can(easily done!), and be open to the luck of your life experience to find what you need. Thank you Medium!

Edit: I do feel I need to also mention that while I do admire the platform, I do have an issue with app restarting after being held in the background for a short time. I've missed out on several articles because of this, and it's sucky. Stars down from 5 to 4. Still pretty cool

Like learning? Enjoy great writing? Lack free time or impatient?


You'll love Medium. Medium collects and consolidates top news articles covering every conceivable subject from breaking headline news to myriad categorically specific topics, e.g, latest news in behavioral psychology, tech, science, astronomy, computer coding, etc.
Choose whatever topics you're interested in and Medium will list every related article for you. Short on time? No sweat, Medium lets you know how long it takes to read each article. Create reading lists, follow your favorite authors, and upvote articles you like. The app's platform is super user friendly too. Stop reading this review and download Medium, you won't regret it!!
(NOTE: Medium had 22k five star ratings when I downloaded it three years ago — why only 500 reviews in Dec 2017?!)

Great content, decent app


The big thing to know about the app is that if you’re reading something and go to another app to do something, and when you come back to Medium it has to be restarted, you’ll lose the article you were reading. Unless you bookmarked it for some reason, there’s literally no way to find it unless you remember the title or author name. This happens fairly frequently and it’s inexplicable that they don’t hook into the iOS API that tells them the app is about to be moved to the background to simply save a reference to the article you’re reading in case the app gets restarted by the OS.

Some minor performance issues, like waiting to start lazy loading of images until they're in view. The worst part is probably no landscape support on iPad.


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