Forgive my ignorance for not understanding if the algorithm in the Doc applies to the Hot section for new posts as well (also for not really understanding the algorithm)

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The algorithm in the docs assigns the posts a number and then the posts are sorted on the basis of that number.

As for the algorithm itself, I can’t explain it because I haven’t read it yet but it takes into account things like how new the post is, how many upvotes it has, when the upvotes were received among other things. I don’t know if it looks at the comment numbers.

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