FollowFeed Articles

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    Auditing Content Features in FollowFeed

    August 27, 2019

    The LinkedIn feed relies on a ranked list of the most relevant content for a member. More than 80% of the feed is organic content created by people, companies, or groups that a member is following; the rest consists of recommendations such as jobs, articles, or ads. All organic content in the Linkedin feed is powered by FollowFeed. FollowFeed has two main...

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    Making LinkedIn's Organic Feed Handle Peak Traffic

    May 17, 2018

    LinkedIn has recently experienced issues with handling peak load in FollowFeed, our custom timeline service that powers the organic updates members see in their activity feed. Examples of organic updates are text/article/image shares from members you are connected to, updates about comments or likes from your connections etc. In other words, the interactions...

  • FollowFeed: LinkedIn's Feed Made Faster and Smarter

    March 31, 2016

    Coauthors: Swapnil Ghike, Shubham Gupta The feed is the default landing experience for LinkedIn’s members. It helps them discover the most relevant content, read original views from people that matter to them, and take part in unique conversations about things they care about. Dozens of LinkedIn products feature custom feed experiences which are all powered by a...