Medium Rules

Medium is an open platform that exists to share ideas and perspectives from the world’s most insightful writers, thinkers, and storytellers.

We welcome thoughtful and civil discussion from a broad spec...

Medium Privacy Policy

Effective: September 1, 2020

You can see our previous Privacy Policy here.

This Privacy Policy explains how A Medium Corporation (Medium,” we,” or us) collects, uses, and discloses information about...

Medium Terms of Service

Effective: September 1, 2020

You can see our previous Terms here.

Thanks for using Medium. Our mission is to deepen people’s understanding of the world and spread ideas that matter.

These Terms of Servic...

Clarifying Medium’s new Terms of Service

We appreciate the feedback about the language in our updated Terms of Service that focuses on your content rights. We first responded by preparing a short blog post explaining the updates.

We’ve now ed...

Our Updated Terms and Privacy Policy

**Edit 8/19/20: We have updated the language in the terms for more clarification. You can read more here:

Clarifying Medium’s new Terms of Service

You may have noticed a banner across all of Medium noti...

Medium: The Diversity Report

2018 Edition

We believe that having diverse perspectives and voices within our workforce is vital for us to offer diverse perspectives and voices to our readers, and the only way to have meaningful div...

Ad-Free Medium

We’ve been putting our energy at Medium into improving quality — hosting more thoughtful and carefully written content, and improving the reading experience. We want to eliminate distractions that get...

Updating Our Rules

Today, we are updating our rules to help strengthen our community.

As the internet has evolved in the five years since we launched, so has the way people use Medium. To accommodate this, we regularly a...

Tips and tricks for Medium writers

Using the editor

Create lists. You can start a bulleted list by typing a dash or asterisk. Then, just start typing your first item. Once you hit Enter, the list will be reformatted for you automaticall...

Expanding the Medium Partner Program

Illustration by Nate Kitch

10–10–17 UPDATE: The Medium Partner Program is now open to everyone. Join the program here.

Today we’re launching the first step of an exciting new phase at Medium.

We strongly...

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