I'm late to this, but great news!
I just want to commend those involved for a great example of
cross-pollination between the web team and the app team. This is all the
more impressive, given that the backend service was designed for A by the
growth team(?), web is using it for B, and the app is using it for C.
On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 2:23 PM, Dmitry Brant <dbr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Will surely take note for next time. Thanks!
> Now that we've got the results from this test, we will soon update the app
> to use *only* morelike suggestions, which means you'll be getting twice as
> many morelike queries from the app as before. (We'll let you know when
> that's released)
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Oliver Keyes <oke...@wikimedia.org>
>> This is fantastic work to see!
>> For future work around this stuff, can I ask that you keep us in the
>> loop? When you build a feature like this, users get more things - and
>> search gets more queries, some that succeed and some but fail. But for
>> this email at the tail-end of the test we wouldn't know this was
>> happening, and it has the potential to mess with some of our core
>> On 29 July 2015 at 16:01, Dmitry Brant <dbr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> > moving to mobile-l, and cc Search & Discovery.
>> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> > From: Dmitry Brant <dbr...@wikimedia.org>
>> > Date: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3:38 PM
>> > Subject: "Morelike" suggestions - the results are in!
>> > To: Internal communication for WMF Reading team
>> > <reading-...@lists.wikimedia.org>
>> > Hi all,
>> > For the last few weeks, we've had an A/B test in the Android app where
>> > measure user engagement with the "read more" suggestions that we show
>> at the
>> > bottom of each article. We display three suggestions for further
>> > based on either (A) a plain full-text search query based on the title
>> of the
>> > current article, or (B) a query using the "morelike" feature in
>> > CirrusSearch.
>> > And the winner is... (perhaps not entirely surprisingly) "morelike"!
>> > who saw suggestions based on "morelike" were over 20% more likely to
>> > on one of the suggestions.
>> > Here's a quick analysis and chart of the data from the last 10 days:
>> > -Dmitry
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