Infographic: Explanation of Facebook`s EdgeRank

EdgeRank is an algorithm developed by Facebook to govern where and what posts appear on each individual user`s News Feed.

This algorithm can be understood as: the sum of Edges, each Edge is made up of

  1. Affinity
  2. Weight
  3. Time Decay

PostRocket explained EdgeRank on this nice infographic:

EdgeRank

Facebook Reached 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

Facebook reached 1 billion monthly active users on September 14 at 12.45 PM Pacific time.

Since Facebook was launched, there has been:
• Over 1.13 trillion likes
140.3 billion friend connections
219 billion photos uploaded
17 billion location-tagged posts, including check-ins
62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times – that’s about 210,000 years of music