The Settings tab helps you customise your experience and control how you would like Maxiumiser Desktop to find and evaluate stories and authors.
There are two major functions available on this tab:
1. Story Settings
Control how stories are selected and refreshed and filter out stories that may not be of interest to you. These options also help to filter out stories which are more likely to be spammy, or from AI/bot authors.
a. Stories can either come from the latest story feed, or from the Medium.com recommended feed.
b. You can filter out stories that were originally published after a certain time period.
c. You can filter out stories from authors that have under a threshold of followers. Professional version only - this is set at 0 number of followers that an Author has in the regular version and cannot be changed.
d. You can change the number of stories to be retrieved per topic. Professional version only - this is set at 10 stories per topic in the regular version and cannot be changed.
2. Author Settings
Control the evaluataion of authors that you have found through Medium.com and change settings around the time and number of followers you have before evaluating an Author.
a. You can select to view stories from known authors
b. you can set the time after which you first encountered an author to evaluate them.
c. you can evaluate authors after you reach a certain threshold of followers. Professional version only - this is set to you having 0 followers before you evaluate them and cannot be changed in the regular version.
!!! Danger Area !!!
If you click on the Reset data button, this will delete all data including your username, selected topics, stories, authors,and login details. Use this button if you would like to start again, or want to use a different account.
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