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It’s not obvious, but it’s quite an elegant system. ☺ — @ev, circa May 21

obvious responses

Responses are a big part of the Medium platform and play an important role in tying our growing network together.

The response system is a means of purposeful expression, which can scale from a shorter reaction to a full-blown manifesto of your own. When you’re reading a story, we surface responses from people you follow on Medium by default, while still providing a way to dive in deeper and explore more.

We’re already seeing the power of this system. Hank Green wrote a great piece

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