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  • TL;DR: The Problem With Long-Form Publishing Plays

    TL;DR: The Problem With Long-Form Publishing Plays

    Last week, our writer Devin Coldewey wrote a 3,000-word essay on Google+. It got 114 comments. Comment numbers are a wildly inaccurate metric for popularity in general - some posts get 100 comments because they're poorly written, sensationalistic, and/or just strike a nerve - but in this case 114 is a good number for a long piece on a relatively boring subject. On the same day we posted a videoRead More