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Posted April 26th, 2010 - 7:26 am from Castegnero, Italy
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Posted May 5th, 2010 - 1:33 pm from Santiago, Chile
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Posted May 6th, 2010 - 4:18 am by from Montreal, Canada (Permalink)
There's a detailed breakdown of the algorithm here:

http://www.couchsurfing.org/group_read.html?gid=5110&post=3835867

David

Posted May 6th, 2010 - 7:31 pm by from Athens, Greece (Permalink)
Could someone tell us whether this is still valid? This group has been archived for months now.

Posted May 7th, 2010 - 1:37 pm by from St. Catharines, Canada (Permalink)
Vanessa,
That is exactly what we've been working on finding out.

David,
Thank you for your help. Next time though, please contact one of the moderators before posting an answer here.
We appreciate your understanding.

Posted May 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm by from St. Catharines, Canada (Permalink)
OK, we could confirm that the algorithm has not changed since September (which, of course, does not guarantee that such changes will not occur in the future).

Posted May 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm by from San Francisco, United States (Permalink)
Just a clarification — when I wrote that description, I did not have a way to know that it was indeed still valid at the time, I was simply running with that assumption. Personally I don't have any indication that the algorithm has changed in any significant way since its introduction in 2007, but at the same time I have no way to verify this as a fact. So take this all with a grain of salt. :^) (I say so too at the introduction of the post that this thread links to.)

Regards,
Vasilis

Posted May 10th, 2010 - 11:35 pm from Castegnero, Italy
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Posted June 10th, 2011 - 6:35 pm by from San Pablo, Costa Rica (Permalink)
Hello Dan,

Unfortunately, there is no data available about how often it is changed, as you migh understand this mostly depends on Website Needs and Strategy.

Normally, members have been made aware of such kind of changes through the Team Member/Ambassador News, however.

For more questions about CS Notifications and Website Changes you migh want to get in touch wioth the Communications Team directly:
http://www.couchsurfing.org/contact.html

Posted June 14th, 2011 - 5:36 pm from Castegnero, Italy
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