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Medium is made for you: people who are genuinely curious about the world and your part in it.
From opinion pieces to interviews to in-depth reportage, photography, and features, Medium stories take many shapes, but always leave you with greater insight into the world.

Our app features a clean reading experience designed to let you focus on the story (without an ad in sight) wherever you are, from your commute to your couch. You can read a select number of stories for members each month for free — or subscribe for $5/month for unlimited access.

HOMEPAGE: The sheer volume of information on the internet can get to be too much. So in our app, we curate stories based on your personal interests and our editors’ picks of the best of the day.

COLLECTIONS: Our editors package the best stories on Medium into multi-part collections that you can binge-read or savor over time. You can explore expert columns, multi-author anthologies, comprehensive explainers, and our monthly magazine.

READING: Our app is designed to let you focus on the words. Bookmark stories to your reading list. Join the conversation by writing a response. Clap for stories to show writers your appreciation. If there’s a particular passage that intrigues you, highlight it for posterity.

MEMBERSHIP: With a free Medium account, you get access to all these features — including all free stories on Medium — plus a select number of stories for members per month (the ones with a star next to them).

If you upgrade to become a Medium member, you’ll get unlimited access to everything Medium has to offer: the smartest and most ambitious stories from the sharpest writers on Medium, audio versions of popular stories, and more. All for $5/month or $50/year.

WRITING: For writers, we know inspiration knows no bounds — you can compose a new story on the go and then switch easily to your tablet or computer without a hiccup.

Your Medium membership will automatically renew each month, and you will be charged $4.99 through your iTunes account within 24-hours prior to the end of the current monthly cycle. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings up until 24-hours before the end of the current period, but refunds will not be provided for any unused portion of the term. Please visit our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for more information:
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What’s New

Version 3.86

Bug fixes and improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5.4K Ratings

5.4K Ratings

98BenjiM ,

Great app with a dissapointment

I downloaded your app yesterday as I’ve been struggling to find a good application that gives me random articles within a category of my choosing. Your application does this perfectly and I applaud this it reminds me of a more sophisticated stumbleupon.
The downside being that I read around 4 articles and then was told I would need to upgrade to view more, I fully understand the need for making money but I really had only read around at maximum 5 articles. Being a student I don’t want to be pushing out more monthly expenses for an application I barely had a chance to try out before being shown a paywall. So maybe allowing a 1 week trial or at least 3 days to use the fully extent of the application, would make me want to upgrade and keep using your application.

PoetikFotography ,

A great app, but...

This is a great idea for people who like to read up on their favourite issues, however there are two things that make this app ultimately a disappointment for me.

Firstly, I'm based in the UK, an annoyance in itself, but the articles are mainly from the US, so articles on my topics of interest are irrelevant. Although they are quality articles, which is very important, they do not help widen my field of understanding in a UK context.

Secondly, and this is the real deal breaker for me, the bookmarking system seems to be a premium option. I just went through the app to pick up stories for my commute, so I bookmarked them, expecting to see them as a list when I hit the bookmark icon at the bottom of the screen. Now, my commute isn't underground, so I can read articles online, which I normally do. The bookmark feature should offer offline and online listing. So I get to my bookmark list and then I can choose whether I want the article offline. I bookmarked about 10 articles while I was browsing and then realised that if the content changes I may have no way of finding the articles again, making bookmarking pointless.

Other than this, the app is great. I like the workflow of the app and that you can award your monthly payment to a particular writer. Kudos for that! However, I'd like to see more content from the UK and the bookmarking to be a little more user friendly before I commit to a subscription.

Gaia74 ,

Pros and Cons

A massive Pro compared to Flipboard ( my fave reading app) is the absence of advertising. The articles are well written, cleanly displayed.. and I love how it gives you an idea of approx reading time.
Cons are... well nobody wants to pay for the content surely. Tbf it’s cheap enough, but so far there’s nothing convincing me to pay, and I’m just scrolling to the free articles. I wish I could get rid of articles I’ve already read or scrolled past.. The UI is not great. Subjects are really broad. ‘Health’ for example is a very broad subject that I would like to define further.

Information

Provider
A Medium Corporation
Size
131.2 MB
Category
News
Compatibility

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Catalan, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish

Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Copyright
© 2016 A Medium Corporation
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Medium Membership £4.99
  2. Medium Membership £45.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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