The Facebook algorithm often feels like a mystery, doesn’t it? Perhaps that’s why Facebook’s recent announcement to push back against. What does it take to really understand the Facebook Edgerank algorithm? We brought together the latest research about the algorithm today. EdgeRank Is Dead: Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Now Has Close To K Weight Factors. Matt McGee on August 16, at am.

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Our latest Christmas special is X. Businesses, clubs, and organizations began creating Facebook Pages and using them to try to edgernk existing and new fans. Facebook changes the edge weights to reflect which type of stories they think user will find most engaging.

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This works on a rolling basis, so the value of an interaction will decline after the user edggerank made 50 more recent interactions. Additionally, Facebook seems to be adjusting this time-decay factor based on 1 how long since the user last logged into Facebook, and 2 how frequently the user logs into Facebook.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Matt McGee on August 16, at 9: News Feed prioritizes videos January Here you will have to put into practice your originality when you create content.


That is, if a user watches all or most of a video, that video or similar will be prioritized over other videos that are not able to captivate their audience. Last Actor puts a premium on recency. You can give background info as to what the content is about and provide suggested messaging to include in their post.

Passively viewing a status update in your newsfeed does not count toward affinity score unless you interact with it. This algorithm will determine which posts will be seen by a user depending on his activity.

While this may initially narrow your reach, it may increase your engagement as a result. Double-dipping some of the tips above, you can create a video ad that grabs the attention of your followers.


Videos the objective is to compete against YouTube. Have something to say about this article? Amongst the contents with a better acceptance in the social network are: As part of the most recent Facebook algorithm update, the platform is now punishing marketers perceived as trying to game the system, so to speak. Facebook and Sprout gives you the option to set these preferences and restrictions per post.

It’s much easier to rewrite your content so your fans leave more likes and comments. So the value of comments compared to likes is constantly changing.


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EdgeRank is a running score–not a one-time score. Zuckerberg mentioned in an interview with TechCrunch that Facebook users found it eery how well Facebook knew what they were interested in, so they started randomizing the newsfeed slightly. Facebook calls these actions “Edges. Affinity score measures not only my actions, but also my friends’ actions, and their friends’ actions. It expands the reach for both profiles and Facebook pages.

For example, if I commented on a fan page, it’s worth more than if my friend commented, which is worth more than if a friend of a friend commented.

The fact that Live videos produce notifications that ping your fans and followers is an algoorithm bonus for helping your videos stand out too. The platform also urges creators to embrace Facebook Live to create compelling, real-time content for their audiences. EdgeRank is like a credit rating: So Facebook created an algorithm to predict how interesting each story will be to each user.

Clickbait Control August For example, you can turn a quote from an article into a custom graphic using Canva or Adobe Spark.