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Why #Medium is not for me right now

I love the wide group of writers on Medium.

I love the writing experience.

I love the reading experience.

I hate the inflexibility of publishing. – No scheduling, no on-publish triggers to share on social media!

I hate the curation limitations  – collections that take months for someone to read something and decide to add it to their collection.

I hate the SEO-unfriendliness – what’s with the crazy urls that only machines can read. Friendlier names are easy enough to do, why are they missing on a ‘premium’ platform?

I hate that it is closed and unextendable – maybe this is in the pipeline and maybe simplicity is the goal, but still I want to do things with the platform that it doesn’t currently do and I feel frustrated that I have to wait on who-knows-who to build it.

For those reasons, I’m out.

What do you think?