Yeah, that’s the part that kind of bugs me a little. It’s just more groupthink. And I think it works backwards, too — in that “well, no one else “liked” this, I better not, either.” Because heaven forbid we should act outside of groupthink. You know?
So I’m trying to go at it a little backwards. As in, YES, my opinion matters too. And if *I* like something, I’ll click that heart, even if not many others did.
For a new writer with few views, often those first few ❤s are encouragement to keep going.