Stop Clapping. Start Responding.

Aaron Schnoor
2 min readMar 30, 2024
Photo by Lina Trochez on Unsplash

Have you noticed the Quick Clappers on Medium?

I call them Quick Clappers because they jump from article to article, staying for only a few seconds, leaving a handful of claps behind like a trail of crumbs in their wake. They clap quickly. They clap quietly.

Don’t get me wrong — I’m often guilty of this. I’ll skim through an article, hopping from paragraph to paragraph, and then…