Product Design Articles

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Server-Side Rendered PWA

    July 11, 2018

    A couple of months ago, we shared details about LinkedIn Lite's architecture, its evolution as a light-weight mobile web experience, and how it became a huge success in emerging markets. As a pure server-side rendered web app, it was fast, but it wasn’t providing a good user experience. If a member was viewing their feed and had scrolled beyond the first page,...

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    A Look Behind the AI that Powers LinkedIn’s Feed: Sifting through Billions of Conversations to Create Personalized News Feeds for Hundreds of Millions of Members

    March 29, 2018

    Co-authors: Tim Jurka, Souvik Ghosh and Pete Davies Overview At LinkedIn, our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. The LinkedIn Feed stands at the center of this global professional community: a place for our members to discover and join the conversations that are happening among their connections, taking...

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    LinkedIn Lite: A Lightweight Mobile Web Experience

    March 22, 2018

    The opportunity in India India is a mobile-first country, with 71% of the population having only a mobile internet connection and accessing the internet only via mobile.  Also, 85% of the mobile population accesses the internet on an Android device, with UCWeb being the preferred browser of choice followed by Chrome and Opera respectively. LinkedIn India has...

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    Search Federation Architecture at LinkedIn

    March 14, 2018

    Co-authors: Yi Shen, Claire Liu, and Ali Mohamed Introduction: A brief history of Search Federation at LinkedIn Almost every part of...

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    Trends in AI for Online Education: Recommending...

    January 25, 2018

    Editor’s Note: Shivani Rao is a Senior Applied Researcher on the LinkedIn Learning Relevance team, where she works on applications of...

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    Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: LinkedIn’s Real-Time...

    January 12, 2018

    Co-authors: Akhilesh Gupta and Meng Lay   Have you ever wondered how those green online indicators (or “presence indicators”) that are...