Feed Personalization Articles

  • Combining LinkedIn’s Content Filtering and Microsoft Cognitive Services to Keep Inappropriate Content Off Our Sites

    July 30, 2018

    In a previous blog post, we described how a combination of human and machine intelligence keeps LinkedIn’s feed professionally relevant. In this post, we’ll go into more detail about how we have enabled two-way integration between Content Moderator, a Microsoft Cognitive Service running on Azure, and LinkedIn's Universal Content Filtering (UCF) platform to...

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    Building the Activity Graph, Part 2

    July 19, 2017

    Co-authors: Vivek Nelamangala and Val Markovic Editor’s note: In Part 1 of this series, we talked about how we built the Activity Graph and how we use it to deliver features to Activity searcher machines. In this post, we’ll talk about how we store this data for efficient storage and retrieval. Quick background on FollowFeed FollowFeed is the main Activity...

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    Building the Activity Graph, Part I

    June 12, 2017

    Co-authors: Val Markovic and Vivek Nelamangala   Serving a feed of relevant, personalized content to 500 million members is a massive undertaking. Accordingly, our feed infrastructure is constantly evolving to take advantage of new relevance models, new features, and more efficient ways of scaling our infrastructure. In this post, we describe the Activity Graph,...

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    Strategies for Keeping the LinkedIn Feed Relevant

    March 23, 2017

    Co-authors: Rushi Bhatt and Bari Saltman LinkedIn’s home feed is the starting point of a member’s journey on LinkedIn. Millions of...

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    Bringing Storylines to Your Feed

    March 22, 2017

    Coauthors: Alexandre Patry, Diego Buthay One of the responsibilities of the LinkedIn Feed team is to deliver news and information in...

  • 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...