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How to auto follow people on Medium?

To auto follow people on Medium.com follow the next steps:

Step 1: Go to someone’s profile page

Once you are logged in to medium.com make sure you have found the person of interest.

Step 2: Click on the followers tab

Below the person’s info you will find the stats. Number of people that was followed by that author and the number of people that are following the author. Click on the Followers info.

Step 3: Open the Chrome console

 To open a Console and paste the code press Ctrl + Shift + J (Windows / Linux) or Cmd + Opt + J (Mac).

Step 4: Copy and paste the below code

Copy and paste the below code to “Console” tab.

// Updated: 2018-12-02
// This script is made for demonstrative purposes only. 
// Use at your own risk. 
// Respect the Medium's policy and terms of use.

function initFollow(i) {
	setTimeout(function(){
		var txtUser = inputs[i].querySelector('.ui-captionStrong .link').innerHTML;
		var txtStat = inputs[i].querySelector('.button-activeState').innerHTML;

		if (txtStat=='Following') {
			console.log('Skipping: '+txtUser);
		} else {
			console.log('Follow: '+txtUser);
			inputs[i].querySelector('.button--follow').click();
		}
	}, Math.floor((Math.random() * 100000))+5);
}
var inputs = document.querySelectorAll('.streamItem.streamItem--userPreview.js-streamItem');
for(var i=1; i<inputs.length;i++) {
	initFollow(i);
	console.log('Running...please wait...');
}

The script will start following users, driving the attention to your profile. 

Let me know in the comments if it’s working for you or not.

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