What is EdgeRank?

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EdgeRank is an algorithm developed by Facebook to govern what is displayed (and how high) on the News Feed.

What is the EdgeRank algorithm?

This algorithm can be understood as: the sum of Edges, each Edge is made up of (Affinity, Weight, & Time Decay). This may sound complicated at first, but when you begin to understand the underlying concept, it’s actually a brilliantly simple and effective algorithm. We’ll dive into the details and provide a working example. Continue reading