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 Visual hash tags via trending recognition activities, systems and methods patent thumbnailVisual hash tags via trending recognition activities, systems and methods
A system and method of treating image data as a visual hash tag are presented. A device is able to subscribe to a content channel, possibly a channel that provide social media information, by the act of recognizing related objects without requiring a user to annotate content with unnatural hash tags..
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc


 Method and system for informing content with data patent thumbnailMethod and system for informing content with data
A computer-implemented method and system useful for displaying and analyzing trends in search terms, social media, and other resources. The system may include a server that can communicate with a client device.

 Polarity turn-around time of social media posts patent thumbnailPolarity turn-around time of social media posts
The technology disclosed solves the technical problem of measuring efficiency and effectiveness of online social engagements relating to user experience management. The technical solution disclosed herein entails offering a technical measure for user experience and satisfaction with the objective of converting online detractors into online promoters.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


 Estimating social interest in time-based media patent thumbnailEstimating social interest in time-based media
social media content items are mapped to relevant time-based media events. These mappings may be used as the basis for multiple applications, such as ranking of search results for time-based media, automatic recommendations for time-based media, prediction of audience interest for media purchasing/planning, and estimating social interest in the time-based media.
Bluefin Labs, Inc.


 Optimize follower and search relevancy ratio patent thumbnailOptimize follower and search relevancy ratio
System, method, and computer program product to perform an operation, the operation including: defining a timing schedule for publishing a set of items of content in a first content class and a second content class for publication based on a content class ratio and corresponding scores of the set of items of content, publishing, by operation of one or more computer processors and according to a first method, the set of items of content on a social media platform based on the timing schedule, monitoring a plurality of metrics for the set of items of content, and modifying the content class ratio upon determining that the content class ratio impacts the plurality of metrics.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


 Content ranking based on person-to-person sharing patent thumbnailContent ranking based on person-to-person sharing
An approach is provided for identifying favorite multimedia content, such as digital photographs, possessed by a user. The approach detects a number of content sharing actions involving multimedia content, such as digital photographs, with the detecting being from a number of content handling applications, such as social media sites and person-to-person sharing.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


 Thermostat with occupancy detection based on social media event data patent thumbnailThermostat with occupancy detection based on social media event data
A thermostat for a building space includes a network communication module and a processing circuit. The network communication module is communicatively coupled to at least one of one or more social media servers and one or more calendar servers.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


 Intelligent thermostat control system patent thumbnailIntelligent thermostat control system
An intelligent thermostat control system for a building, such as a residential home, that automatically adjusts a thermostat setting in the home based on real-time data continually received from mobile devices and/or social media files associated with the residents. This allows the thermostat controller to override the explicit programmed settings with implicit settings based on activity analysis taking the actual locations and schedules of the residents into account.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Armrest for dental chair with mouse touch device for patient use patent thumbnailArmrest for dental chair with mouse touch device for patient use
Armrest for dental chair with mouse touch device for patient use comprising an armrest (1) fixed to the dental chair, featuring a mouse touch-type input peripheral (2) on its edge connected via usb or radio frequency wireless connection to a cpu, central processing unit (3), which manages programs and sends information to an lcd, liquid crystal display (4), placed within sight of the patient, regardless of the height and tilting movements of the dental chair, enabling patient interaction with various interface programs, such as internet access, games, watching videos, choose music media or social media, among others, simply using the fingertips.. .

 System and  timekeeping and billing to create and maintain employees and independent contractors patent thumbnailSystem and timekeeping and billing to create and maintain employees and independent contractors
The present invention consists of an improved system and method for entering and maintaining worker data for a company's employees and independent contractors wherein the system may link worker data directly to contracts and agreements between the worker and the employer, store an employee handbook for the employee, store large volumes of data and agreements relating to the worker's employment including all degrees and licenses, any special skills and language proficiencies. The system can import large amounts of worker data necessary for checking conflicts and for utilizing the worker's existing social media accounts for marketing purposes.

Method and system for real-time curated category and social media advertising

A system and method for real-time curated category and social media advertising is presented. A system can include a modulator module, a syncer module, a ranking module, a database interface, and a sharing module.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Returning filtered social media content to a data stream

An approach for filtering social media content. The approach receives a request to filter a plurality of content from a data stream during one or more scheduled time frames.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and selecting events or locations based on content

Systems and methods of returning location and/or event results using information mined from non-textual information are provided. Non-textual information is captured using a hardware component of a user device.
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for multi-user multi-lingual communications

Various embodiments described herein facilitate multi-lingual communications. The systems and methods of some embodiments enable multi-lingual communications through different modes of communication including, for example, internet-based chat, e-mail, text-based mobile phone communications, postings to online forums, postings to online social media services, and the like.
Machine Zone, Inc.

Pixedup social media game

A social media game that may be played between two devices, or as a single device may be played on an electronic mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet. The game may be analogous to a photographic puzzle.

Communication method and apparatus

A communication method and apparatus wherein there is wireless communication with at least two mobile communication devices each having a network address and wherein location-related data is received for the at least two mobile communication devices. A database of profiles of users is maintained including social media information and/or advertising information identifying at least one second user and the second user's network address with whom a first user desires to communicate when the first and second users are at a common location.

Efficient usage of internet services on mobile devices

Communications systems including multiple computer devices where: (i) for a set of computer devices, used by a common user, it is determined which computer device the user is most actively using; and (ii) an operational mode of a “wireless service” (see definition, below) on one of the other computer devices (that is, a non-most-active computer device) is changed in its operational mode. For example, if a user has two smart phones and the user's first smart phone is determined to be more active than the second smart phone, then on the second smart phone (that is, the non-most-active computer device) a social media home page updating service is turned off.
International Business Machines Corporation

Efficient usage of internet services on mobile devices

Communications systems including multiple computer devices where: (i) for a set of computer devices, used by a common user, it is determined which computer device the user is most actively using; and (ii) an operational mode of a “wireless service” (see definition, below) on one of the other computer devices (that is, a non-most-active computer device) is changed in its operational mode. For example, if a user has two smart phones and the user's first smart phone is determined to be more active than the second smart phone, then on the second smart phone (that is, the non-most-active computer device) a social media home page updating service is turned off.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and facilitating user connections in travel locations

A method for matching users of a social media platform traveling in the same location is disclosed. The method includes generating a travel database including a plurality of user travel data that corresponds to travel locations of a plurality of users, receiving new location information from a location module, the new location information corresponding to a current location of a user device, comparing the new location information to historical information to determine if the new location is a travel location.
Perry Street Software, Inc.

System and interactive television with messaging based payments

Disclosed is a system and method for integrating email, sms, and social media based transactions with interactive television or standard cable with internet access to make payments. Disclosed is a method to tie together a vendor and a cable provider with an e-commerce system leveraging each entity's customer information to streamline the payment process.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

System and live video streaming

A video distribution technique permits individual subscribers to pay a nominal fee to follow celebrities and receive videos directly therefrom. An individual may qualify as a broadcaster by having a sufficient fan base as measured by the number of followers in existing social media services.
Mobilitie, Llc

System and video streaming to a geographically limited subscriber set

A video distribution technique permits individual subscribers to pay a nominal fee to follow celebrities and receive videos directly therefrom. An individual may qualify as a broadcaster by having a sufficient fan base as measured by the number of followers in existing social media services.
Mobilitie, Llc

Passive social media contact engagement

Systems and methods for passive social media contact engagement are provided. In example embodiments, a publication that represents an item available for purchase is identified.
Ebay Inc.

Providing relevant content to a user during a user's free time

A method, system and computer program product for utilizing a user's free time. A period of free time for the user is identified.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and generating three-dimensional geofeeds, orientation-based geofeeds, and geofeeds based on ambient conditions based on content provided by social media content providers

A system and method for generating a geofeed based on one or more geofeed parameters including altitude parameters, ambient condition parameters, and orientation parameters is provided. A geofeed includes a collection of content, aggregated from various content providers, that is relevant to one or more geographically definable locations.
Geofeedia, Inc.

Automated displaying personalized photos on a digital picture frame

A digital picture frame including a camera integrated with the frame, and a network connection module allowing the frame for use as a mobile positional social media (mpsm) device for displaying social media pictures from a user's social media account or her or his community members' social media accounts. The integrated camera is used to automatically determine an identity of a frame viewer, and a viewer profile automatically determined from the identity of the viewer.
Pushd, Inc.

Image generation for social media contact engagement

Systems and methods for image generation for social media contact engagement are provided. In example embodiments, a publication that represents an item available for purchase is identified.
Ebay Inc.

Generating an investigative response to an incident

Systems and methods include generating an investigative response to an incident so that investigators are alerted of the incident and information gathering of the incident is initiated with an investigator communications device. Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to generating an alert of an occurrence of an incident by an incident communications device positioned at a location of the incident.

Mobile device facilitated lending platform

A computer-implemented method for facilitating loans including receiving a loan request specifying a requested loan amount from a plurality of borrowers via a lending platform. The method includes reviewing at least one social media account or profile of each of the plurality of borrowers, and assigning a credit score to each of the borrowers based at least in part on content of the at least one social media account or profile of each borrower.
Solo Funds Inc.

Systems and methods for curating and displaying social media content and related advertisements on display devices at live events

A system includes a plurality of large screen display devices located at a venue, and a storage adapted to store one or more items of social media content having respective content tags. The system also includes one or more processors adapted to select a plurality of items of social media content having content tags matching one or more predetermined criteria, cause first items selected from the plurality of items of social media content to be displayed, during a live event occurring at the venue, on each of the plurality of large screen display devices, select a second item having a particular content tag from the first plurality of items of social media content, identify an advertisement image having an advertisement campaign tag that matches the particular content tag of the second item, and cause the second item and the advertisement image to be displayed, at a selected time during the live event, simultaneously on each of the plurality of large screen display devices..
Metrostar Systems, Inc.

Providing relevant content to a user during a user's free time

A method, system and computer program product for utilizing a user's free time. A period of free time for the user is identified.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic campaign analytics via hashtag detection

An operator enters a name of a company, product, or any other entity into a user interface. A hashtag analytic system then automatically discovers social media campaigns associated with that entity based on hashtag or keyword usage in associated posted messages.
Sprinklr, Inc.

System and rendering virtual currency related services

Technique introduced here relates to virtual currency related services, and more specifically, to tools for providing crypto or other digital currency (e.g. Bitcoin) related services, including bitcoin dns service, sending bitcoins over social media communication networks, a bitcoin trading platform and secure storage services for bitcoin..
Ox Labs Inc.

Automated negotiator for scheduling

A scheduling system may automatically negotiate with recipients to find important conditions or constraints regarding a proposal. The system may use phone, text, email, social media, or other communications tools to propose something to one or more users, and if a user does not like the proposal, take feedback or proposed changes from the user in a fully automated manner.

Venue link detection for social media messages

A method associates social media messages with venues. A social network graph includes users, messages from users, and venues.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Analyzing social media posts and campaigns

Systems and methods for analyzing social media posts and social media campaigns are provided. The system may be a social media post analyzer processor configured to communicate with a plurality of external servers and a plurality of external user devices for the purposes of obtaining data on a plurality of social media posts and interactions with that plurality of posts, and configured to store and compute results based on interactions with those posts.
Picscor, Llc

Automated security vulnerability exploit tracking on social media

Embodiments automate tracking of exploit information related to initially-identified security vulnerabilities, through the data mining of social networks. Certain social network communities (e.g., those frequented by hackers) share information about computer security breaches (zero-day events).
Sap Se

Systems and methods for dynamically editable social media

The present disclosure describes systems and methods for providing streaming, dynamically editable social media content, such as songs, music videos, or other such content. Audio may be delivered to a computing device of a user in a multi-track format, or as separate audio files for each track.
Audiocommon, Inc.

Transfer of mobile device camera image to an image-supporting surface

The invention relates to a method and system for a user to use a mobile device camera to place a camera image on one of a series of transparent product overlays to display on the viewfinder window a real-time mock-up of the camera image on the transparent product overlay. The user has the ability to modify the size and location of the camera image on the transparent product overlay.
Rageon, Inc.

Mobile device human body scanning and 3d model creation and analysis

A 2d camera is used to create a 3d full body image. A camera takes 3 or more 2d images, an accelerometer is used to calculate camera position, and a cpu is employed to construct a 3d body model.

Method and system for enabling, maximizing and proliferating the endorsement of transactions utilizing social media and incentives to drive user engagement

Systems and methods directed generally towards capturing, tracking, and incentivizing customer endorsements at a point of interaction or transaction and monitoring and facilitating the spreading of that endorsement through the customer's social media channels in an effort to influence the purchase or transaction decisions of that customer's social media connections and the connections of their connections and so on.. .
Zaptitude, Llc

Contextual image presentation

There are provided contextual image presentation systems and methods. Such a system includes a hardware processor and a system memory having stored therein a contextual image generator including a data mapping module and a data visualization module.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Privacy 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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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