There has been quite a bit of buzz lately about the Facebook Edgerank algorithm. The Edgerank algorithm is used by Facebook to rank posts on a user’s ‘top news’ feed to determine which posts should be shown on top of the ‘top news’ feed and which posts should not be shown on the ‘top news’ feed.
When a user logs in to Facebook, there are normally many more posts destined to a user than that can fit on a user’s ‘top news’. Therefore, Facebook uses the Edgerank algorithm to determine which posts should go on top of the ‘top news’. Read the rest of this entry »