I have been meaning to write about Evan Williams’ new blogging platform, Medium, ever since it was thrown open to everyone last month. Now it’s got written about in The New York Times.
“A founder of Twitter goes long,” says the headline – in reference to the posts being published on Medium, which can run to hundreds of words.It is the polar opposite of Twitter, where you can tweet only up to 140 characters at a time.
— Simon & Schuster (@simonschuster) November 9, 2013
One could say Williams is going back to his original vision, Blogger, which he launched in 1999 and which was acquired by Google in 2003, where one can blog posts of any length.
Medium is free to use like Blogger. You can write on it free of charge. Just sign in with Twitter and verify your email address.
So should you start blogging on Medium? [Read more…]