relevance 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...