Relevance Engine overhaul

Thursday, March 25, 2021

major overhaul of the Relevance Engine - the system that connects the user with relevant content. In addition to ensuring a cap on the number of daily news items sent, it also now watches for this happenning persistently and takes action in 2 ways:

  1. if the number of matching news items during that particular run exceeds the limits for the newsfeed (i.e. it's set as max 5 items per run and it found 10, so top 5 are sent and 5 not sent), it gives you a notice

  2. if this keeps happening over 2 consecutive days, the Relevance Engine will decide that your experience is being impacted and you'll then start getting this message once a day: