Some Medium Questions, Answered

On beta deficiencies, bundle economics, and blogging

Last week, I posted a call for questions. I got many! Thank you for writing. There’s no way I will keep up with answering them all, but here’s a start.

Many of them were about recent Medium updates, which is not surprising. I’ll batch some of those answers here. Next time, I’ll do some non-Medium questions.

‘A concerned Medium fanatic’ writes:

Why did anyone at Medium think removing basic navigation and the…



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Ev Williams

Ev Williams


CEO of Medium, partner at Obvious Ventures, co-founder of Twitter, aspiring motivational speaker 🤸‍♂️