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 Privacy aligned and personalized social media content sharing recommendations patent thumbnailPrivacy aligned and personalized social media content sharing recommendations
Systems and methods are provided that facilitate selecting videos to share in a messaging session. A system is provided that includes an accessible data mining component configured to generate a first set of data associated with a messaging session between a user and one or more other user, the first set of data excluding data that is inaccessible to the user and comprising data that is accessible to the user, and an identification component configured to identify a set of media items based on the first set of data.
Google Inc.


 Book exchange plateform,  an electronic device patent thumbnailBook exchange plateform, an electronic device
A social media book exchange platform, system and method, for an electronic device comprises a server for reading medium and storing user information and book lists within the platform to provide a book swapping and selling website. A book swapping and selling app operable with the platform and book swapping and selling website may also be provided.

 Social media distribution channels patent thumbnailSocial media distribution channels
A system is disclosed for allowing a merchant to create offers for distribution via multiple distribution channels. The distribution channels may include social media networks and location based services.
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.


 Methods and systems relating to click-through advertising patent thumbnailMethods and systems relating to click-through advertising
Advertisers today seeking to exploit social networks and social media to garner one of the oldest and most effective advertisements, word of mouth and the recommendation of a friend, colleague, family member, etc. At the same time “friction” for users has become more important over time in that users want to get to the desired information or perform a desired action with the minimum effort, i.e.

 Social media mood processing for customer relationship management (crm) patent thumbnailSocial media mood processing for customer relationship management (crm)
Embodiments of the invention provide a method, system and computer program product for social media mood processing in a customer relationship management (crm) application. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for social media mood processing in a crm application includes establishing a communicative connection between a crm application executing in memory of a host computing system and one or more different feeds of respectively different social media web sites over a computer communications network.
Sugarcrm Inc.


 Systems and methods for monitoring payment transactions for fraud using social media patent thumbnailSystems and methods for monitoring payment transactions for fraud using social media
A computer-implemented method for detecting fraudulent payment transactions performed over a payment network is provided. The method includes receiving, by a fraud monitoring device, a request to determine whether a payment transaction initiated using a payment card of a cardholder is fraudulent, wherein the request includes at least one of a merchant identifier, a merchant location, a cardholder identifier, and a transaction timestamp, associating the cardholder with a social media account based on the cardholder identifier, and receiving the social media location data from a social media computing device.
Mastercard International Incorporated


 Beverage container augmentation for social media patent thumbnailBeverage container augmentation for social media
A system for communicating a message in response to placement of a product within a receptacle configured to receive a packaged product, the receptacle comprising a sensor configured to extract information from a token printed on the packaged product when the token is in a range of the sensor, and a wireless transmitter. The system may also include a mobile electronic device comprising a processor, a computer-readable memory, a wireless receiver operable to detect a signal emitted by the wireless transmitter of the receptacle, a transmitter.
Xerox Corporation


 System and  monitoring internet activity patent thumbnailSystem and monitoring internet activity
A system and method for determining social media trending activity of content on the internet is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes establishing one or more sources of an internet content, detecting measurements of social media activity for the content in the sources, aggregating the measurements, storing the aggregated measurements in a database over a range of time, calculating a rate of change of the aggregated measurements for the content over the range of time and comparing the calculated rate of change with the aggregated measurement to obtain a trending value for the content.
Lead Stories, Llc


 System and  identifying influential social media and providing location-based alerts patent thumbnailSystem and identifying influential social media and providing location-based alerts
The invention relates to systems and methods of identifying social media influencers and providing location-based alerts based on social media content items posted to social media providers from monitored locations. The system may identify a user who visited a specified location based on a social media content item posted by the user from the specified location.
Geofeedia, Inc.


 Using content structure to socially connect users patent thumbnailUsing content structure to socially connect users
The structure of a digital content item is used to socially connect users consuming the digital content item. The structured representation of the digital content item is determined.
Google Inc.


Social media processing with three-dimensional audio

According to one embodiment, the grouping and arrangement of sound sources within a three-dimensional sound space can be based on attributes of the sound source. The content presented in the three-dimensional sound space can comprise social media content.
Avaya Inc.

Information throttle that enforces policies for workplace use of electronic devices

Information throttle that modifies a device's access to applications, features, or information to enforce workplace use policies. May be used with “bring your own devices” that belong to a user but are also used at work.
Eturi Corp.

Methods and apparatus to generate virtual war rooms via social media in enterprise network environments

An example method to generate communication clients in an enterprise network environment involves receiving a status from a resource management system, the status associated with a computing resource of the enterprise network environment. The example method involves determining whether the status satisfies a threshold.
Vmware, Inc.

Methods and apparatus to manage message delivery in enterprise network environments

An example method to manage delivery of messages in an enterprise network environment involves receiving a message from a user of the enterprise network environment via a social media network. The example method involves identifying an occupational position of the user and scanning the message for at least one of identifiers.
Vmware, Inc.

Systems and methods for verifying user identity based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that automatically verify an identity of a user based on social media messaging. In an embodiment, an apparatus identifies a first social media message associated with a social networking account of a user and generated by a device of the user.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Systems and methods for automatically generating order data based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that facilitate automate trade-order entry and execution based on social media messaging. In an embodiment, an apparatus identifies a first social media message associated with a social networking account of a user and including at least one parameter of a transaction to purchase or sell one or more securities.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Systems and methods for automatically generating order data based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that facilitate automate trade-order entry and execution based on social media messaging. In one embodiment, an apparatus may receive, from a social-networking service, social media data that includes various social media messages associated with social-networking accounts of various users.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Setting expiration of social media posts

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for expiration of social media posts. An example method includes analyzing a social media post on a social media profile, determining a characteristic of the social media post, and setting an expiration time at which the social media post is to be removed from the social network interface based on the characteristic..
Longsand Limited

Mining social media for ultraviolet light exposure analysis

social media databases are minded for data related to a subject person. The data in indicative of a level of ultraviolet light exposure of the subject person.
International Business Machines Corporation

Group chat with dynamic background images and content from social media

A method, executed by a computer, for displaying dynamic content in a group communication environment includes determining a topic of a communication session having multiple participants, searching repositories for content corresponding to the topic, determining the participants' identities, retrieving the content, and enabling the participants to view the content. In some embodiments, the content is an image containing a face of a participant, and a speech indicator is displayed at the face of each participant as they comment in the communication session.
International Business Machines Corporation

Social media login and interaction management

A hardware or software firewall may be installed within a private network. The firewall may intercept a first set of login credentials entered into a login interface of a social media platform.
Dell Software Inc.

Generating a domain name for each member in a group using a social graph or contact information

A domain name customer may connect to a domain name registrar website. The domain name registrar may determine a social media platform that is used by the domain name customer.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc

Social media integration for transport arrangement service

A transport arrangement and networking system can receive pick-up requests from user devices of requesting users. The pick-up requests can include a carpool service preference.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Generating a user name for each member in a group using a social graph or contact information

A domain name customer may connect to a domain name registrar website. The domain name registrar may determine a social media platform that is used by the domain name customer.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc

Reducing photo-tagging spam

A photo spam detector detects illegitimate non-natively captured images through extracting image features and feeding the extracted features into a probabilistic model. The probabilistic model categorizes the photo as legitimate or illegitimate.
Facebook, Inc.

Group collaboration social media platform

A method for managing dynamic models in a social media platform includes creating a shared collection of comparable, dynamic models dedicated to a subject in the social media platform based on instructions from a first group member. The social media platform includes a subset of interactive webpages dedicated to at least one of the comparable, dynamic models and a database containing at least one model profile of the comparable, dynamic models.
Investor's Forum

Automated customer engagement and issue location, prediction, and response through utilization of public and private data sources

An automated method of customer engagement and issue location, prediction, and response that utilizes disparate data sources including social media, weather, news, real estate information, customer account information, and/or asset information to locate and categorize issues, to predict the occurrence of such issues, and to determine/automate operational and customer-related responses to such issues.. .
Data Capable, Inc.

Authenticated word of mouth messaging platform

A computer based method is provided wherein a platform first records a first message relating to a product or service at a first interface device and publishes that message to a social media platform only after authenticating that a first user accessing the first interface device has had access to the product or service. The platform then records, at a second interface device, a second message responsive to the first message from a secondary user, and publishes the second message to the social media platform only after authenticating that the secondary user has had access to the product or service..
Webflutter Media . Corporation

Customer purchase data network system, method, and apparatus

Disclosed is a computer-implemented method, system, and apparatus for sharing user purchase data. The method includes receiving, from a user, a unique identifier associated with a user profile of the user; retrieving the user profile from at least one user database based on the unique identifier; retrieving, from at least one product database, purchase data for at least one item purchased by the user through at least one retailer; storing the purchase data in the at least one user database and associating the purchase data with the user profile; communicating, to a client device of the user, display data configured to generate at least one user interface on the client device includes a visual representation of at least a portion of the purchase data; and posting the at least a portion of the purchase data and at least one photograph or video to at least one social media platform..
Shopfish, Llc

System and analyzing social media users based on user content posted from monitored locations

The invention relates to analyzing social media users, including their locations visited and behavioral information, based on social media content items posted from monitored locations, according to an implementation of the invention. The system may monitor a specified location and identify a user of interest who posts a social media content item from or in association with the specified location.
Geofeedia, Inc.

Interactive visualization of big data sets and models including textual data

Systems and processes are disclosed for advanced text analysis in the field of big data analytics and visualization: users can now factor text into their predictive models, alongside regression, time/date and categorical information. This is ideal for building models where text content may play a prominent role (e.g., social media or customer service logs).
Bigml, Inc.

Analyzing search queries to determine a user affinity and filter search results

According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, computer-implemented methods and computer program products for retrieving information pertaining to an affinity of a user are provided. In some embodiments, a search query is received from a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Analyzing search queries to determine a user affinity and filter search results

According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, computer-implemented methods and computer program products for retrieving information pertaining to an affinity of a user are provided. In some embodiments, a search query is received from a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems, facilitating display and management of information for communication devices

Information management and display is enabled. A method can include displaying, via a user interface of a communication device, a dynamically updatable wallpaper comprising a personalized theme personalized to a user of the communication device.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Method and system for customer management

A method and system for customer management is disclosed. The method and system enhance a television service provider's ability to sell television channels and channel packages to users.
What's On India Media Private Limited

Social media message delivery based on user location

An approach for delaying social media messages is provided herein. A first computing device receives user preferences.
International Business Machines Corporation

Social media message delivery based on user location

An approach for delaying social media messages is provided herein. A first computing device receives user preferences.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and systems for ranking merchants

A method is proposed for ranking merchants satisfying one or more selected criteria. The merchants are ranked according to an algorithm which calculates a respective score for each merchant as a function of (i) one or more transactional data values characterising previous commercial transactions involving the merchants, (ii) one or more rating values obtained from one of more social media sources and characterising properties of the merchants according to customer feedback, and (iii) pre-determined parameters which control the relative importance of the transactional data values and rating values in determining the scores..
Mastercard International Incorporated

System and electronic payment using payment server provided transaction link codes

A universal payment system and method for making payment transaction across different terminals and scenarios (whether atm, pos, e-commerce, p2p, mobile commerce, social media commerce) without sharing payer's personal or account information with the payee is provided. The universal payment system includes a payment server to generate a transaction link code when a payer initiates a payment transaction using a payee device.

System and aggregating social content of an entity and providing the aggregated content through entity-specific applications

The disclosure relates to systems and methods of aggregating social content of an entity and provide the social content through an entity-specific application that is customized for the entity, according to an implementation of the invention. The entity may include, for example, an artist (e.g., a musician, singer, etc.) for whom a customized artist-specific application is generated.
Escapex Limited

Discourse advancement scoring for social media posts

A computer implemented method and system for assessing communications of users on an online social network includes monitoring a plurality of communications of users using electronic devices. Each of the communications correspond to an originating user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Geo-event processor

Embodiments of the present invention provide a geoevent processor with the ability to enable real-time gis (geographic information system). The geoevent processor has connectors that enable ingesting real-time data from a wide variety of sources.
Environmental Systems Research Institute (esri)

Social media user recommendation system and method

Each user is represented by a mixture of topics, e.g., one or more topics, and a probability of interest in each topic in the mixture, and given the target user, one or more other users can be recommended, each user that is recommended to the target user is determined to have a topical interest similarity with the target user, e.g., the target user's interest in one or more topics of the mixtures of topics is determined to be similar to a recommended interest in the one or more topics of the mixture of topics. The target user and the one or more recommended users can be said to have similar topical interests.
Yahoo! Inc.

Emergency mapping system

A unified, weighted, and common language mapping system and method for disaster response is described, with the ability to overlay infrastructure damage, responder assets, data source, and weighting factors including the ability to redact such maps for dissemination to media, the public, or the like. The system and method described herein also enable the real-time updating of maps with social media information and the like..
Avaya Inc.

Video production system with content extraction feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) receiving, by a first computing system, video content, wherein the received video content comprises at least a first element and a second element, wherein the first element is social media (sm) video content published by a sm user, and wherein the second element is content other than sm video content published by the sm user; (ii) extracting, by the first computing system, the first element from the received video content; (iii) generating, by the first computing system, video content that includes the extracted first element; and (iv) transmitting, by the first computing system, to a second computing system, the generated video content for presentation of the generated video content on the second computing system..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Media production system with scheduling feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) receiving, by a computing system, social media (sm) content, wherein the sm content includes one or more elements; (ii) storing, by the computing system, each of the one or more elements of the received sm content into a respective one of one or more fields of a record; (iii) establishing, by the computing system, a link between each of the one or more fields of the record and a respective one of one or more placeholders of a template; (iv) generating, by the computing system, a schedule object that identifies the record, the template, and the established one or more links; and (v) modifying, by the computing system, a program schedule for a media program by inserting the generated schedule object into the program schedule..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Media production system with social media link authorization feature

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) accessing, by a computing system, data associated with a program schedule for a media program; (ii) based on the accessed data, selecting, by the computing system, a social media (sm) content item, wherein the sm content item was published by a sm user, and wherein the sm user is associated with a first sm account; and (iii) responsive to selecting the sm content item, causing, by the computing system, a sm platform to request the sm user to authorize a link between the first sm account and a second sm account.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Video production system with social media content item modification feature

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) selecting, by a computing system, a social media (sm) content item; (ii) identifying, by the computing system, an element of the selected sm content item based on the element being associated with a particular characteristic; (iii) modifying, by the computing system, the selected sm content item by modifying the identified element of the selected sm content item; and (iv) generating, by the computing system, video content that includes the modified sm content item.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

System and social music composition

The present invention relates to a social media site that allows for music composition, safety and sharing in a protected way.. .

Video-production system with social-media features

In one aspect, a method includes (i) accessing, by a computing system, a social media (sm) platform, (ii) selecting, by the computing system, a sm content item published on the sm platform, (iii) responsive to selecting the sm content item, the computing system receiving an account identifier and a timestamp each corresponding to the selected sm content item, (iv) using, by the computing system, the received account identifier and timestamp to retrieve the sm content item from the sm platform, and (v) integrating, by the computing system, the retrieved sm content item into a video program.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Media production system with social media feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) selecting, by a first computing system, social media (sm) content; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system associated with the selected sm content; and (iii) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to facilitate performing a set of acts comprising transmitting media content to the first computing system..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Media production system with social media content integration feature

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) accessing, by a computing system, data associated with a program schedule for a video program; (ii) based on the accessed data, selecting, by the computing system, a social media (sm) content item; (iii) generating, by the computing system, video content that includes the selected sm content item; and (iv) transmitting, by the computing system, to another computing system, the generated video content for presentation of the generated video content on the other computing system.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Systems, apparatus, methods and computer-readable storage media for facilitating management of social media information for communication devices

Management of social media information is facilitated. A method can include: executing a batch linking application; and batch linking social network (sn) contacts to contacts stored on or accessible by the communication device, wherein the batch linking comprises obtaining the sn contacts at the communication device, wherein the sn contacts are selected for the batch linking based, at least, on a correspondence to the contacts, and wherein the batch linking is performed by the communication device..
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Permission request for social media content in a video production system

In one aspect, a method includes a first computing-system (i) selecting a social media (sm) content item associated with a second computing-system, (ii) based on the selected sm content item, determining a sm-platform user-profile identifier associated with the selected sm content item, (iii) using the identifier to determine that the second computing-system has installed, in its data storage unit, an application associated with the first computing-system, (iv) responsive to determining that the second computing-system has installed the application, transmitting, to the second computing-system, an instruction that causes the application to provide, via a user interface of the second computing-system, a permission request concerning use of the selected sm content item, (v) determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, and (vi) responsive to determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, facilitating integration of the selected sm content item into a media program.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc



Social Media topics:
  • Social Media
  • User Interface
  • Social Networking
  • Social Network
  • Networking
  • Computer System
  • Computer Program
  • Taxi Dispatch System
  • Search Engines
  • Search Engine
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Enhancement
  • Third Party


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