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Java api for programming web real-time communication applications

Date/App# patent app List of recent Facebook-related patents
08/14/14
20140229328
 System and method of presenting and monetizing visual images patent thumbnailSystem and method of presenting and monetizing visual images
A device and method for displaying and monetizing photo and video images shared on social media services, comprising a display means and a user interface that enables the user to display photo streams from social media services such as facebook or instagram, “like” photos shown on the screen, and purchase items or services associated with the photo or video being displayed. The device preferably offers a simple hardware button for “liking” a photo..
08/07/14
20140222957
 Java api for programming web real-time communication applications patent thumbnailJava api for programming web real-time communication applications
The present invention provides a system and method for programming server-side real-time web communication applications. In an embodiment of the invention, a java application programming interface (api) is provided for web application developers to write java applications on a server to control, manage, and mediate html5 endpoints that communicate with the java applications.
07/10/14
20140194153
 Methods and apparatus for generating a message for a wireless device patent thumbnailMethods and apparatus for generating a message for a wireless device
Methods and apparatus for generating a message (106) for a wireless device (102) are disclosed. In an embodiment, an application server (106), or any other suitable device or system, receives a wireless network identifier (e.g.
05/15/14
20140135175
 Liptiful tool patent thumbnailLiptiful tool
This author hopes to protect her daughter's idea of using a beautifully designed cap-type tool for plumping lips. We also know it can provide needed facial toning as well as fullness for the lips, if one desires.
05/08/14
20140129919
Method for embedding captured content from one location to a host location
The present invention includes a software tool, or widget, that links content to, rather than embeds content on, a host location from captured content from a subject location. Specifically, a the present invention includes a software tool or application that easily enables a user to capture content or a portion of content from one location (such as a web page, electronic document, or file on a server) and to embed code pointing to that captured content in another location (such as a user's blog-site, facebook page, other social media site, or similar).
05/01/14
20140122467
Method and apparatus for collection, display and analysis of disparate data
The system provides a method and apparatus for sorting and displaying collections of communications. These communications can be a single type or multiple types of data and may come from email systems, bulletin boards, text messages, facebook and twitter postings and comments, financial transactions, travel itineraries or any other type of communications.
05/01/14
20140121013
Interactive fantasy sports gaming system
A computer-based interactive fantasy sports gaming system that enables players to create a fantasy sports team for virtual participation. The fantasy gaming system implements and manages gaming sessions that correspond to and last for a single real-world sporting event.
05/01/14
20140120888
Service which allows the subscribers to get to talk to all the parties in 1 single call as per the configured phones and have ability to record the conversation and add additional parties to the conversation by press of a button including emergency services.
There are many ways to communicate with multiple people at the same time, some of them are conference calls, walkie talkies, facebook, twitter and text. Ability to communicate to multiple people can save time, money and sometime lives.
04/24/14
20140115541
 Method and apparatus for 3d display and analysis of disparate data patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for 3d display and analysis of disparate data
The system provides a method and apparatus for sorting and displaying collections of communications. These communications can be a single type or multiple types of data and may come from email systems, bulletin boards, text messages, facebook and twitter postings and comments, financial transactions, travel itineraries or any other type of communications.
04/17/14
20140108290
 Merchant influence scoring patent thumbnailMerchant influence scoring
A system and a method are disclosed including computer software interface, such as a webpage, which allows a user to enter one or more merchant identification information and displays automatically computed merchant score(s) to the user indicating a level of influence and/or quality of the entered merchant(s) as perceived by its customers or other businesses. The displayed merchant score may be computed based on multiple predefined parameters collected from various data sources including social networks like facebook, google+, tweeter®, linkedin®, and the like, as well as from other sources such as internet blogs, newsletters, industry web portals and discussion forums, commercial databases, chamber of commerce, other ratings, coupons, published articles, reviews, and the like..
04/10/14
20140101248
Method, system and apparatus for providing activity feed for events to facilitate gathering and communicating of event information
System platform, software and hardware equipment and components, and methodologies are provided for gathering, organizing, distributing and synchronizing information about events, event attendees or group activities associated with events. Event management system and methods include mobile software application platform for event participants to receive push content, and generate and share real time activity feed(s) on various social media and/or dialogue platforms via a server that transmits push information (notifications, ads, alerts, updates) to event participant's mobile application, receives activity feed information from mobile application, and selectively transmits activity feed information to social media and/or dialog platforms.
04/03/14
20140095636
Systems and methods for video messaging and confirmation
Various embodiments illustrated and described herein include systems, method, and software for video messaging generation, sending, view tracking, and automated follow-up. Such embodiments provide mechanisms allowing users to engage with recipients and to track and collect recipient information and their tendencies in order to increase communication effectiveness.
04/03/14
20140093141
Method and system for attaching a metatag to a digital image
A system and method for tagging an image of an individual in a plurality of photos is disclosed herein. A feature vector of an individual is used to analyze a set of photos on a social networking website such as www.facebook.com to determine if an image of the individual is present in a photo of the set of photos.
03/27/14
20140086457
Method and system for attaching a metatag to a digital image
A system and method for tagging an image of an individual in a plurality of photos is disclosed herein. A feature vector of an individual is used to analyze a set of photos on a social networking website such as www.facebook.com to determine if an image of the individual is present in a photo of the set of photos.
03/20/14
20140079298
Digital image search system and method
A method and system for of identifying an unknown individual from a digital image is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the present invention allows an individual to photograph a facial image an unknown individual, transfer that facial image to a server for processing into a feature vector, and then search social networking web sites to obtain information on the unknown individual.
03/13/14
20140074842
Computer method and system for detecting the subject matter of online communications
A computer-implemented system and method for monitoring the electronic communications of a subject to determine if dangerous behavior is occurring, especially in social networking platforms. The pg guard™ web service permits a parent to monitor all of a child's activities on a social site such as facebook®.
03/06/14
20140067671
Virtual gift card
A simple, easy, and convenient way to give gift cards is provided. A virtual gift card can be purchased by a user via a mobile device or computer of the user and the gift card can be given to a recipient when the recipient checks in with merchant via a social network, such as facebook.
02/27/14
20140058850
Direct commercial offering and purchase method from social network sites
A method to permit a visitor to a social network or like website to access commercial information and, ultimately, purchase commercial products from specific vendors without navigating from the social network website itself is provided. Such a method entails the utilization of an overarching navigation protocol through which an advertiser as well as a visitor (user) may access any social network (facebook, google+, foursquare, twitter, pinterest, etc.) and provide, as an advertiser, commercial product offerings for review by a user, and, as a user, the capability of reviewing and purchasing such commercial products directly from the social network address.
01/30/14
20140033075
Managing user endorsements in online social networking systems
A computer system facilitates the process of enabling users of an online social networking system to endorse online content. A user of the online social networking system provides input representing an address (e.g., url) of the content.
01/16/14
20140019348
Trusted third party payment system
A trusted third party payment system includes one or more network interfaces that communicate with a device to receive bill information about bills of a bill owner and to communicate with devices to receive bill helper payment instrument information and to communicate with systems operated by billers of the bill owner, and a central processing unit that uses the payment instrument information to pay the bills to the billers systems with funds of the bill helpers. The bill owner, the bill helpers, the billers and the trusted third party are all distinct entities.
01/02/14
20140006125
Method and system for creating electronic business referrals with cloud computing from social media sites
A method and system for creating electronic business referrals with cloud computing from social media sites. Plural unique referral identifier tracking codes are generated for a same target network device from a same social media site (e.g.
01/02/14
20140000322
Mobile lock with retractable cable
A mobile lock with a retractable cable. The mobile lock is an integral component of a mobile device (e.g., bicycle, scooter, stroller, etc.) or attachable thereto and includes retractable cable that is wrapped around a stationary object (e.g., tree, bike rack, etc.).
12/26/13
20130347046
Systems, apparatuses, methods and computer executable code for facilitating broadcast, publication and/or sharing of video from a user device to one or more other user devices in a social networking environment
The present invention includes systems, apparatuses, methods and computer executable code for facilitating broadcast, publication and/or sharing of video from a user device to one or more other user devices in a social networking environment. According to some embodiments of the present invention, there may be provided systems, apparatuses, methods and computer executable code for facilitating live broadcast of video captured by a user device image sensor to one or more other users associated with the broadcasting user within a social networking site (e.g.
12/12/13
20130332545
Collaborative moderation of social media posts
A mobile and web-enabled method provides oversight used to control posts and tweets to social media sites such as twitter, facebook and tumblr. Using a collaborative moderation approach which enables a user selected jury of friends, parents or colleagues to view, recommend edits to, and ultimately approve or deny the posts, the method is used to monitor, manage and prevent inappropriate content or incorrect posts before they go live.
12/05/13
20130326369
System and method for analyzing user generated choices and trends
This disclosure teaches a system and method that allows users to share their views in the form of selecting their preference among choices, without disclosing personal information unless they choose. Furthermore, this disclosure teaches a system and method that allows for a user to share and compare his or her views and measure them against other users.
11/28/13
20130317993
Method and apparatus for linking user sessions and establishing identity across channels
A customer support system exchanges customer data, such as the customer's identity, activity, etc. Across multiple channels to enable better customer service.
11/21/13
20130311408
Determining and predicting popularity of content
Processes and systems are described herein that may be used to predict which content (e.g., programs, series, movies, channels etc.) will be popular in the future. The processes and systems may use a model that is trained using historical data reflecting information about past showings of programs, such as rating information, viewer behaviors (e.g., channel changes and dvr recordings), online social activity (e.g., facebook likes and relevant twitter messages), and/or other data.
11/21/13
20130310083
Method and apparatus for managing bandwidth by managing selected internet access by devices in a wi-fi linked audience
A central controller associated with a performance interacts with portable interactive devices such as smartphones in a venue to provide a shared user experience. The controller may be linked to portable interactive devices by a wi-fi link in the venue.
11/07/13
20130297711
Keys and sensors for daily consumer activities
Communication accessories, such as keyfobs (kfs) and/or transmitter/receiver dongles, which can transmit and receive signals to enable connectivity between owners of different portable devices even when the devices are off or when in a sleep mode, are described. In some examples, the keyfobs and/or the dongles are programmed with connectivity tokens, such as being programmed with facebook (fb) information, fb accounts or fbids, linkedin id, or generically social network user information, that can be used to authenticate different smart portable devices belonging to different users to facilitate networking.
09/19/13
20130246896
Page creation system
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for creating web pages for third party web sites such as facebook. A page creation system is disclosed for creating web pages that encourage visitors to like a particular page on a third party site.
09/19/13
20130246526
Consensus and preference event scheduling
The invention described here utilizes the internet and other communication and social media conduits to create a meeting or an event, with the specific details decided by consensus. This scheduling system streamlines, simplifies, broadens, and automates the process.
08/15/13
20130212496
Integrated context-driven information search and interaction
A method and a device are disclosed including an integrated connection between a social business network (sbn) and a webpage configured to provide context-based relevant information about content and/or metadata associated with the webpage. A sbn provides business-oriented information in a social networking environment.
08/15/13
20130211892
Method and apparatus to increase a cash line limit
A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to provide a cash line from a cash provider to a user in which the user is permitted to withdraw cash from the cash line. The cash line can be automatically increased by the user taking certain actions, such as the user friending the cash provider on a social networking site such as facebook.
08/08/13
20130201344
Smart camera for taking pictures automatically
Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer-readable media for taking great pictures at an event or an occasion. The techniques described in embodiments of the invention are particularly useful for tracking an object, such as a person dancing or a soccer ball in a soccer game and automatically taking pictures of the object during the event.
08/01/13
20130198788
Social video network
An architecture is disclosed that enables users to upload videos directly from a camera or from saved videos from most video devices into video channels and automatically publish and notify to all who subscribe to channels or follow accounts. Embodiments allow users to share videos to social services, such as facebook and twitter, automatically display in embedded channels on any website, directly to a facebook or other developed applications using an application program interface (api).
08/01/13
20130194438
Smart camera for sharing pictures automatically
Embodiments of the invention disclose methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer-readable media for taking and sharing pictures of objects of interest at an event or an occasion. A device implementing embodiments of the invention may enable a user to select objects of interest from a view displayed by a display unit coupled to the device.
07/04/13
20130173704
Method, device and system for creating a virtual local social network
There is provided a system and method for creating a local social network, based on a user's location and a user's virtual social profile (e.g. A facebook profile, a myspace profile) on a virtual social network (e.g.
06/13/13
20130151314
System, method, and computer program product for lead management
A system, method, and computer program product uses an application that allows people who have websites including a webform for making inquiries to manage communications between prospective customers and one or more sales agents. When a webform is submitted, it is routed to a special address (e.g., as an email address, an sms address, or a social media address such as a facebook address, a linkedin address, a twitter address or the like) and one or more sales agents are called and prompted to call the prospective customer at a callback number..
06/06/13
20130142402
Method and system for attaching a metatag to a digital image
A system and method for tagging an image of an individual in a plurality of photos is disclosed herein. A feature vector of an individual is used to analyze a set of photos on a social networking website such as www.facebook.com to determine if an image of the individual is present in a photo of the set of photos.
04/25/13
20130102290
Intelligent communication with contact lists
A telecommunication device (e.g., mobile phone, smart phone, tablet, laptop computer, personal computer) and method are described herein that utilize multiple communication applications (e.g., phone call, sms, email, social networking applications (e.g., facebook, twitter, linkedin . .
04/11/13
20130091024
Digital billboard advertising system and method
A system and method allows consumers to post media on a digital billboard. The present invention allows consumers to visit a website, choose an available date and time, purchase a span of time (typically from 15 seconds to 1 minute), and upload media to be displayed on the digital billboard.
03/14/13
20130067114
Apparatuses and methods for recommending a path through an information space
A recommendation apparatus for determining, for a user, a set of one or more recommended paths through an information space in response to receiving from the user a path request message. Advantageously, in some embodiments, the path recommender apparatus determines a recommended path by analyzing a set of paths, where each path in the set was traversed by a person who is in a “social graph” belonging to the user (e.g., each path in the set was traversed by one of the user's facebook friends).
02/28/13
20130054557
Caller id surfing
The invention relates to the field of computer telephony integration, displaying and producing computer based documents seamlessly to users that relate to their telephone calls. The best mode is considered to be the use of the invention with social media, such as facebook, where the mobile station (30) searches for the social media page of the caller based on the caller id and displays it to the recipient of the call on the mobile station screen, possibly with other internet search results.
02/21/13
20130047089
System and method to consolidate and update digital address books
Computer software applications, systems and methods for managing contact information online in a central database, and automatically updating information on addressees' online communications accounts, such as their gmail®, yahoo®, linkedin®, and facebook® accounts. The present invention incorporates online email accounts, social network accounts, and personal information managers into a central address book stored on a server database that is accessible from users' workstations and mobile devices.
02/07/13
20130032635
E-commerce platform for extending the use of proprietary transponders and/or transponder accounts
Transponders and transponder accounts or cell phone devices with large customer bases are modified to extend their use, particularly those used to pay tolls (e.g., e-zpass® with over 20 million transponders and 12 million transponder accounts), by creating an e-commerce platform utilizing the large customer base and/or large number of proprietary transponders in circulation for use in combination with drive thru or without as: (i) payment sources for retail transactions, vending machines, gated community entry/exit, gas/car battery fill-up/replacement purchases; (ii) linking points for use with computer devices related to a user's transponder account (iii) verification method for order pickups/parking reservation/parking subscription/special pricing, atm machines; (iv) access to customized menus, location specific preferences, offers, vip services, up-sale options and benefits and (v) receiver for advertisements, coupons or other information; or (vi) verification and payment method for self service (vii) social network/facebook® check-in/advertisement.. .
01/31/13
20130031475
Social network based virtual assembly places
A method of providing virtual meeting environments for user controlled avatars. Each avatar is associated with user information from at least one social network (facebook), and the user's profile picture and sex controls the general appearance of the avatars.
01/24/13
20130024524
Targeted messaging system and method
Various implementations of the present invention are provided as a network computer system configured to allow for creating, rating, tracking, monitoring, and disseminating user-created and user-customizable messages. The network computer system provides a user interface that allows a user to create templates for message creation, messages from the templates, ratings for messages (message “bias”), databases for storing templates and messages (message queue), and ratings, as well as storage for information related to the monitoring and tracking of messages as they are delivered to the intended recipients.
01/03/13
20130006602
Messaging translation service application servers and methods for use in message translations
A method for message translation and a messaging translation service application server (mts as) are provided for translating messages exchanged with, and among, social network services alike facebook ™ and tweeter ™. According to the invention, a message written in a first language by a user is received by a first social media network, which further obtains from other social media network(s) information related to a language used by therein.
01/03/13
20130006400
Communicating through a server between appliances and applications
A method and apparatus for communicating between electrical appliances (e.g. Smoke detectors, thermostats, refrigerators, tv program recorders, lawn/garden sprinkler systems, irrigation control systems, etc.) and cloud-based applications (e.g.


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