So, what is the difference between commenting on an article and highlighting it? Simple. You don’t necessarily have to read the article to comment on it. You do have to read at least part of the article to highlight it. The big takeaway from this is that though I love comments and feedback from my readers, I also appr…
🔴🟡Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue, Author on Amazon
Another thing I like about highlighting stuff is that Medium saves a list of highlights so I can go back and find the direct quote later! (I wish they'd organize this list better, because if i'm looking for one particular sentence its hard to scroll through and find it.)
Do you happen to know (or have any guesses) as to how the algorithm interprets claps, comments, highlights, and comments-from-highlights?
I'd imagine that highlights and comments-from-highlights represent the highest levels of engagement. Claps are probably up there. Blind comments maybe last? Maybe blind comments still beat claps? What about replies to other people's comments?
I really like engaging with people on the comments of articles, so I hope these threads end up boosting the engagement metrics for the OP.