relevance Articles

  • activitygraphpt22

    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...

  • activitygraph1

    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,...

  • 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 members see the feed as their first impression. The feed is also instrumental to delivering on LinkedIn’s core value propositions: it allows members to stay connected with their network by following network activities, to build their...

  • 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...

  • jobflavors1

    Job Flavors at LinkedIn: Part I

    August 25, 2016

    We believe LinkedIn can offer personalized insights into job opportunities in a way that no other website can. On our new Job Details...

  • Open Sourcing Photon ML

    June 7, 2016

    Machine learning is a key component of LinkedIn’s relevance-driven products. We use machine learning to train the ranking algorithms...