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Ask HN: How to build a Facebook-like newsfeed?
4 points by tosh 9 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments
I was just discussing with a friend how to build a newsfeed like Facebook, Twitter et al that (seems to) take into account what you are interested in but also what is popular among users you are connected to.

Do you know any pointers on where to start may it be books, articles, tech talks, research papers or insights (e.g. related to user experience, weighing, …).

Any pointers more than welcome.

This SO covers a lot of what you will need:

> What's the best manner of implementing a social activity stream?



A simple SQL example would be this:


thank you for the pointers

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