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Amy Lin Author • Edited on

Just to make sure I understand you correctly (you know, I am still rather new here 😉), when tagging a post with JavaScript, you will double the views because there are a lot of people following this tag. Correct? I do see how people can abuse the tags and hence reduce the relevance here. This is going to be an interesting problem to solve.

I have also gathered your suggestions on feed experimentation here for review at a later time.

Thanks so much for the write-up! I love your candid feedback.

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InHuOfficial

Yes that is correct.

But the problem isn’t abusing the tags as such it is more that you have to abuse the tags if you want to get an article to show up enough to get traction (if that makes sense?)

I Love the steps the team are taking, I don’t envy you all as trying to solve biases and abuse in a feed is not an easy task! ❤️

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Amy Lin Author

Ah. I see. This is one of the discovery problems we are facing for less known tags (i.e. with fewer followers), similar to new authors having a hard time getting their posts surfaced, albeit of high quality.

Thanks for the extra context. It helps me see what problems you are facing with the feed as an author. 🥰

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InHuOfficial • Edited on

All I have to say now is welcome to DEV and as your first 2 official posts / features these are great (despite the criticism! 🤣) and super positive steps!

I look forward to seeing what you tackle next / the outcome of this feed experiment! ❤