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A good digest of how Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm has changed over the years.

A good digest of how Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm has changed over the years.:

100,000 factors seems… peculiar.

EdgeRank, Facebook’s original News Feed ranking system, is dead. Facebook hasn’t used the word internally for about two-and-a-half years. That’s when the company began employing a more complex ranking algorithm based on machine learning.

A good digest of how Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm has changed over the years.:

100,000 factors seems… peculiar.

EdgeRank, Facebook’s original News Feed ranking system, is dead. Facebook hasn’t used the word internally for about two-and-a-half years. That’s when the company began employing a more complex ranking algorithm based on machine learning.

By Max Tatton-Brown

Max Tatton-Brown is founder and MD of Augur, and has written for publications including the Guardian, Sifted and TechCrunch.

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