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What are Community Picks?

The Team at GirlTable compiles a weekly roll-up called Community Picks, which consists of the reads that receive the highest number of likes* in a given week, based on their publish date.

Reads are published between 3-5 days each week.

  • For each publishing day, three to five reads are published at the same time.

  • Our team reviews the reads published on each of those days after 72 hours**, and notes the likes* that they have received up to that point (72 hours after publishing).

  • The reads with the highest number of likes for their publish dates are added to the Community Picks roll up for the following week, i.e. one read each for each day.

“But what happens if there’s a tie?” In the rare case that this happens, the GirlTable Team will exercise its voting ability and break the tie.

The Community Picks are updated on Obaawoman.com each Thursday (EST/EDT), are featured on GirlTable’s social media***, and are emailed to Obaa subscribers in The Obaa Digest (weekly e-newsletter).

Community Picks can be identified by the triangle (▲) symbol anywhere they appear on the platform.


So how can YOU help writers make it into the Community Picks? Go through all the amazing reads on the platform right now (+ come back often) and show these superb #womenwriters some love... or in this case... like!


The Team at GirlTable

*Does not include likes + comments in The Obaa Circle.

**Each read is given 72 hours after publishing.

***Community Picks are featured on a weekly basis on Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn. Each read is shared on Twitter regardless of the number of likes it has generated. The GirlTable Team may also select text it finds insightful from any read and share to social media at any given time.

Last updated: August 1, 2019