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This was published on January 15, 2015 on Hatch, our internal version of Medium. See Hatching Inside Medium for context on this collection.

Medium Changed His Life

Last Tuesday, we at Backchannel bumped the story we’d scheduled for that Friday and decided to see if we could find one or two UGC (user-generated content) stories that would clear our bar. Executive Editor Sandra Upson came up with two: one about a self-described “actual teenager” discussing what social networks he and his friends liked, and a story about washing out of Y Combinator. …

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