machine learning Articles

  • commentrelevance1

    Serving Top Comments in Professional Social Networks

    September 20, 2017

    Co-authors: Divye Kapoor, Zheng Li, and Pujita Mathur Introduction As a professional social network serving more than 500 million worldwide members, LinkedIn is the premier destination for professional conversations. We have a wide variety of posts that attract significant engagement, and some of these posts go viral. These posts attract likes and comments in...

  • messaging2

    Scaling Contextual Conversation Suggestions Over 500 Million Members

    August 14, 2017

    Co-authors: Haiyang Liu, Siva Sooriyan, Birjodh Tiwana, Kinjal Basu, and Shaunak Chatterjee   LinkedIn Messaging is our conversation platform that enables meaningful, professional conversations between our members. We recently launched a new messaging experience that allows members to start and continue a conversation from any page on LinkedIn desktop, and then...

  • explodingdata1

    Managing "Exploding" Big Data

    June 15, 2017

    What is the shape of your big data? While we do love to talk about the size of our big data—terabytes, petabytes, and beyond—perhaps we are not paying due recognition to the shape of it. Big data comes in a variety of shapes. The Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) workflows are more or less stripe-shaped (left panel in the figure above) and produce an output of a...

  • feedrelevance

    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...

  • Feed-Storylines-LinkedIn

    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...

  • LinkedIn Learning Machine Learning Flow

    Personalized Recommendations in LinkedIn Learning

    December 6, 2016

    Coauthors: Shivani Rao, Gungor Polatkan We recently launched LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform that enables students and...