It's 2019, and you still need to own your content Paid Members Public
Beware the roach motels of the platforms - if content is your business, you still need to own and publish it yourself.
Medium goes all in on being a social network for content Paid Members Public
Medium is leaving custom URLS behind - and that makes it a dangerous place for publishers.
The LittleThings lesson publishers should be learning Paid Members Public
The first major casualty of the Facebook algorithm change was announced last week: LittleThings was closing up, putting 100 people out of work. And, inevitably, they were a Facebook traffic-dependent publisher. Lucia Moses has written a great profile of LittleThings [https://digiday.com/media/live-algorithm-die-algorithm-littlethings-went-social-publishing-darling-shutting/] for Digiday: > CEO and founder
Is Medium aiming to be the Facebook of long-form writing? Paid Members Public
Stowe Boyd has some serious questions about the future of Medium [https://medium.com/@stoweboyd/is-medium-following-the-facebook-playbook-6a21b3db6e7d] : > And what about Medium? Are we better off because of Medium’s mechanisms to suggest to us what to read, or would we be better off with thousands of independent curators and publishers, or