Also, the chumbox contents on the phone app differ from the tablet app differ from the website — for the same article. So are picks part of Medium’s secret sauce, like Google’s search algorithm or Facebook’s whacko news suggestions? And will promoted articles increasingly be the new normal, as with Pinterest?

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