…laps. I disagree. I offer 50 claps for excellent articles and for those writers I really appreciate. It troubles me to give 50 claps to a reasonable piece and the same number to an outstanding one. Basically, I go with what my tricksy brain tells me in the moment.
The Garrulous Glaswegian
I'm a socialist so I give 50 unless you piss me off. After all, who's to say what's "outstanding" on this platform these days? As you said, it's all meant to bring other peoples' eyes to the work. Let them make that judgment.