Don’t understand this clapping thing.

  1. You can clap but you cannot “un-clap” by clicking on it again. Instead, it will increase the clap count (see the next point). To unclap, you will need to find the ellipsis (the three dots, “…”), and then select “unappreciate”. Unappreciate? Really, Medium?
  2. You can clap after clap (up to a max of 50).
  3. Is this clapping same thing as “hearting”? In the previous version, a “heart” would mean that I’d get to see the “hearted” article on my feed. Er … heart was a stronger sentiment to send things so that others can read as well.
  4. You cannot clap your own story! What was I thinking?

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