I'm not sure how this changes things. Right now, when a couple of popular people comment in a post, the shares are very high. Since those posts generally hit the front page, you would see them by default. That also means that only those posts that popular people comment on are seen.
From what I've seen here, posts are either very popular or not responded to at all. That's a generalization. There are a few posts that have a moderate interest. But most seem to fall on one spectrum or the other.
I was hoping for a way to follow someone(s) to see all of their posts, regardless of how popular it had become. That would allow me to see the unpopular posts of the people I follow. The only way I can do this now is to go into global mode and look for specific people's posts while trying to filter out the spam.
I don't know anything about coding, so I don't know if this would be difficult to do. I also don't know the user base that well, so I don't know if anyone else is interested in this.