To date Medium has had around 100 topics readers can follow. 100 topics may sound like a lot, but in practice we’ve found that it can be limiting. Take the topic “Money” for example: what if you’re interested in financial planning but couldn’t care less about the fluctuations of the daily stock market? In the past, if you followed the Money topic, your personalized news feed would include stories on both of those subjects, and many more that fell under the broad umbrella of “money.” …
Recently we’ve launched some updates to the tag pages on the web to improve discovery.
Tags are keywords and keyword phrases that are added to stories by the writer to improve story discovery and categorization. A writer can add up to five tags per story.
These tags appear at the bottom of a post, and readers can click these tags to see all similarly-tagged stories on Medium.