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new patent Computerized automatic highlight detection from live streaming media and rendering within a specialized media player
Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content generating, searching, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo Holdings, Inc.


new patent Personal camera companion for real-time streaming
A device may display content being captured by a personal camera associated with a user. The device may receive an indication to stream the content based on a user interaction with the device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


new patent Onsite display in a location-based messaging platform
Aspects of invention relate to a system architecture providing social media content to an onsite display. The system includes: the onsite display; a display stream services module configured to: provide a series of interfaces for display to an administrator of a venue location hosting the onsite display, the series of interfaces configured to obtain information from the administrator defining parameters of a stream for receiving and displaying social media content by the onsite display; a web server executing on a computer processor and configured to enable the computer processor to: using the parameters of the stream to configure a display stream generation engine to identify social media content from users in proximity to the onsite display; creating a connection with the onsite display to stream the social media content, the connection configured to push social media content to the onsite display; pushing, through the stream, content received from the users in proximity to the display and aggregated by the aggregation engine; and pushing engagement updates to the onsite display from other users in proximity to the display..
Quippy, Inc.


new patent Video-production system with social-media features
In one aspect, a method of retrieving a social media (sm) content item by a computing system operable to access a plurality of sm platforms. The computing system stores multiple sets of platform-specific rules for retrieving sm content items from multiple sm platforms.
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


new patent Proximity discovery system and method
A proximity discovery system enabling a person to quickly and efficiently discover colleagues within their proximity without visual contact is disclosed. The system comprises a mobile computing device including an antenna and transceiver for exchanging messages with a plurality of other mobile devices within approximately 100 meters of the user device, a user detection module for detecting the messages from the other mobile devices, a proximity detector for estimating a distance between the user device and each of the mobile devices, a connection module for sharing biographic and professional information with the plurality of mobile devices based on one of a plurality of connection levels.
Plexus Meet, Inc.


new patent System and applying predictive social scoring to perform focused risk assessment
A system and method for determining a risk score for a target subject using social media is provided. A potential subject is identified and publicly available online content relating to the subject, such as information from social networking websites, blogs, and other social media, is collected and verified.

new patent Holographic technology implemented retail solutions
Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of retail processes and activity in retail stores. A system is configured to receive a set of social media feeds, filter the social media feeds according to at least one criterion to derive data according to the at least one criterion and from received images in view of a set of physical objects, execute one or more merchandizing algorithms that apply the data derived from the filtered social media feeds to provide as an output data describing one or more social media related values associated with one or more of the physical objects in the view of the set of physical objects..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh


new patent Power buy system
The power buy system includes a computer based platform wherein sellers and buyers log into a website having a pre-configured power deal listing on an item. The pre-configured power deal listing may set forth one or more tier pricing based on quantity.
Seta International Llc


new patent Topic and time based media affinity estimation
An affinity server estimates an affinity between two different time based media events (e.g., tv, radio, social media content stream), between a time based media event and a specific topic, or between two different topics, where the affinity score represents an intersection between the populations of social media users who have authored social media content items regarding the two different events and/or topics. The affinity score represents an estimation of the real world affinity between the real world population of people who have an interest in both time based media events, both topics, or in a time based media event and a topic.
Bluefin Labs, Inc.


new patent Multi-threaded text affinity analyzer for text and sentiment analytics
A method and system are disclosed for analyzing text affinity among a plurality of social media communications, comprising dividing a first social media communication into first plurality of social media communication threads; dividing a second social media communication into a second plurality of social media communication threads; performing a text affinity analysis operation between respective threads of the first plurality of social media communication threads and the second plurality of social media communication threads; and, determining a level of intervention to perform based upon the text affinity analysis operation.. .
Dell Products L.p.


new patent

Video-production system with social-media features

In one aspect, a method includes (a) accessing, by a computing system, a social media (sm) platform, (b) selecting a sm content item published on the sm platform, (c) responsive to the selection, accessing a webpage of the sm platform, (d) detecting that the webpage contains a nested link object, (e) selecting the nested link object to display the hidden sm content item(s) on the webpage, (f) responsive to selecting the nested link object, evaluating the displayed hidden sm content item(s) on the webpage to determine whether the selected sm content item is displayed on the webpage, (g) repeating acts (d)-(f) until the computing system determines that the selected sm content item is displayed on the webpage, and (h) responsive to determining that the selected sm content item is displayed on the webpage, retrieving the selected sm content item via the webpage.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

Mobile device recommendation system and method

A system, method, and computer program product provides recommendations with a mobile device recommendation system to a user of a mobile device. The recommendation system collects data set a comprising ambient sensor data from sensors of a plurality of mobile devices of a selected population located remote from the mobile device of the user.
Pulsr Inc.

System and censoring of comments made on social media

The present disclosure includes systems and methods for censoring comments made on social media. A censorship list associated with a subject user may be maintained, wherein the censorship list comprises a plurality of censored comments associated with the subject user.
Karma Wiki Co.

System and commercial and residential systems monitoring and notification

A monitoring system for apparatus and systems in commercial and residential properties is provided. The monitoring system consists of a head unit and a tail unit, each of which has one or more sensors that measure performance parameters that are important to understanding the performance of the apparatus and system being monitored.

Mobile point of sale system with photo service records and media publication

Systems and methods are provided for a point of sale system that facilitates the development and maintenance of a photo-based record of goods sold or services rendered by the merchant to a consumer. The photo-based records can be beneficially utilized for multiple purposes, including, without limitation, one or more of: providing a historical record to the merchant of goods or services provided; capturing examples of goods or services provided for advertising and marketing purposes; providing consumers with photographic evidence of goods or services within an electronic receipt, potentially strengthening the customer's relationship with the merchant as well as supporting associated charges; enabling seamless, unobtrusive mechanisms for soliciting consumer releases and authorizations for use of the photographic record; and automating authorized publications of the photographic record, such as via posting to one or more social media platforms..
Facepay, Inc.

Inferring user demographics through categorization of social media data

Embodiments include method, systems and computer program products for inferring user demographic groups through categorization of social media data. Aspects include receiving, by a processor, unknown user data made up of social media data and social media metadata for an unknown user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Emotion detection over social media

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for detecting emotions with social media settings. Integral-based, emotion-based, and temporal-based features are used to assess the context of a dialogue between two parties.
International Business Machines Corporation

Url shortening computer-processed platform for processing internet traffic

A method and system is provided for url shortening application that allows content publishers to process and monetize traffic through advertising-related data established via a computer network. A computer system may be configured to produce advertisement before redirecting to the destination page.
Snips Media, Llc

Water dispenser system and method

Atmospheric water generators, systems and methods are presented involve user authentication, recording and tracking of water volumes dispensed by respective users over periods of various lengths, controlling component noise level and timing, and cleaning, heating and cooling the collected water more efficiently. The generators may be placed in network communication with other such generators to exchange water availability information therewith, or may communicate with a central server element by way of lan, internet, cell tower, peer-to-peer mesh or satellite.
Skywell, Llc

Content delivery in a location-based messaging platform

A system architecture and method for delivering content from a location-based social platform. The method can include: receiving, from a client device, a request for content, the request identifying a context account of a social media platform and a corresponding client geographic location; identifying, by a computer processor, friend content broadcasted by a set of friend accounts, the set of friend accounts associated with the context account in a connection graph of the social media platform; identifying, by the computer processor, nearby content broadcasted by a set of nearby accounts, the nearby content broadcasted from geographic locations proximate to the client geographic location; merging the friend content and the nearby content to generate a result set; removing duplicative content from the result set; and providing at least a portion of the result set in response to the request..
Quippy, Inc.

Arbitrary badging in a social network

Aspects of invention relate to a system architecture for dynamically generating and deploying badges in a social media platform. The system includes: a computer processor; a badging module executing on the computer processor and configured to enable the computer processor to: receiving, from a badge creator, a badge definition defining a badge; identifying business logic associated with the badge definition; receiving acknowledgement of payment terms associated with delivery of the badge; receiving acknowledgement of a badge services agreement including payment terms between the badge creator and the social media platform; identifying deployment parameters of the badge including delivery time, budget, and demographic information; and deploying the badge to a set of user accounts of the social media platform based on the delivery time, budget, and demographic information, wherein deploying the badge does not require an update of a client application executing on client devices of the set of user accounts..
Quippy, Inc.

System and selecting sponsored images to accompany text

A system for selecting an image to accompany text from a user in connection with a social media post. The system includes receiving text from the user; identifying one or more search terms based on the text; identifying candidate images from images in one or more image databases using the search terms, where the candidate images comprise a sponsored image; presenting one or more candidate images to the user, where the sponsored image is presented preferentially compared to other candidate images; receiving from the user a selected image from the one or more candidate images; generating the social media post comprising the selected image and the user-submitted text; and transmitting the social media post for display..
Whispertext, Inc.

Method and system for managing business deals

In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for managing business deals. The mechanisms and methods for managing business deals may enable embodiments to provide a dynamic and interactive user-interface including any combination of contacts, accounts, opportunities, allowing users to create tasks, events, leads (e.g., from data.com), reports, dashboards, instant messenger, external deal spaces, email service (e.g., outlook), a cloud-based productivity suite for businesses that allows work on any device (e.g., google apps), mobile access, private messaging, lead management, mass email templates, social media monitoring (e.g., from radian6), role-based sharing and security, and/or additional storage, for example.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Automatic social media content timeline summarization method and apparatus

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in social media content generation and delivery and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

System and automatically selecting images to accompany text

A system for selecting an image to accompany text from a user in connection with a social media post. The system is capable of receiving text from the user, identifying one or more search terms based on the text, identifying candidate images from images in one or more image databases using the search terms, presenting one or more candidate images to the user, receiving from the user a selected image from the one or more candidate images, generating the social media post comprising the selected image and the user-submitted text, and transmitting the social media post for display..
Whispertext, Inc.

User discovery in a location-based messaging platform

Aspects of invention relate to a system for providing nearby accounts. The system architecture may include: a computer processor; a live discovery module executing on the computer processor and configured to enable the computer processor to: receive, from a client device, a request for nearby accounts, the request identifying a context account of a social media platform and a corresponding client geographic location; identify a set of accounts of the social media platform within a density-based geohash region corresponding to the client geographic location; rank the set of accounts according to a plurality of geographic distance tiers, wherein the geographic tiers are used to categorize the set of accounts based on a distance between the client geographic location and each account's geographic location, a plurality of recency tiers, wherein the recency tiers are used to categorize the set of accounts based on a recency of each account's geographic location data, a plurality of accuracy tiers, wherein the accuracy tiers are used to categorize the set of accounts based on an accuracy level of each account's geographic location data; generate, based on ranking the set of accounts, a result set identifying a subset of the set of accounts; and provide the result set in response to the request..
Quippy, Inc.

Aiding discovery of program content by providing deeplinks into most interesting moments via social media

A computerized method, system for, and computer-readable medium operable to: retrieve program details data about at least one media program. Retrieve social media posts involving the at least one media program.
Google Inc.

Systems and methods for securing social media for users and businesses and rewarding for enhancing security

The disclosed system and method enhances security of people, organizations, and other entities that use what has been termed “social media.” recent trends have shown that information posted to social media may cause tremendous damage to individuals and other entities. This includes information that was posted deliberately or unintentionally, including social security numbers, financial data and other sensitive information.
Securemysocial, Inc.

Virtual assistant platform with deep analytics, embedded and adaptive best practices expertise, and proactive interaction

A virtual assistant ai system that may be connected to a wide variety of user accounts such as financial accounts, social media, news, shopping, utilities and service providers, travel accounts, and other account types. The ai then continually monitors connected accounts for changes, analyzes changes when they occur and identifies any relationships or interactions between accounts and potential or actual implications of changes, and generates proactive notifications and provides them to the user..
The Hintbox!, Inc.

Device telemetry for user experience predictions

In some examples, one or more processors of a computing system may receive telemetry data from a plurality of devices, user identifications (ids) of a set of users of the plurality of the devices, and information from social media indicative of user sentiments toward the devices. The computing system may predict user experience related to the devices based at least in part on the telemetry data, the user ids, and the information from the social media..
Empire Technology Development Llc

Method and system for measuring a customer experience in an organization

A system and method for measuring a customer experience across a plurality of business channels in an organization has been provided. The system is configured to provide insight into customer experience across business channels from data generated via social media.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Driving customer service interactions on social media

An interaction manager assigns messages posted on a social media website to a support case in a database system. A support agent may tag a message posted by a user for directing to the support case.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Providing recommended meeting parameters based on religious or cultural attributes of meeting invitees obtained from social media data

A situational and global context aware calendar, communications, and/or relationship management method and system is disclosed. The system is configured to receive non-calendaring related context information, and, based on that context information, to automatically determine one or more parameters of a meeting request..
Buzd, Llc

Systems and methods for predicting gender and age of users based on social media data

Prediction systems and methods are provided. The system obtains a first social media data pertaining to a first set of users, filters the first social media data to obtain a filtered social media data, generates a word embedding matrix including co-occurrence words each represented as a vector having a context, aggregates vectors pertaining each social data to obtain a first set of vectors, and trains machine learning technique(s) (mlts) using the first set of vectors and context of the first set of vectors.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Automated storyline content selection and qualitative linking based on context

A huge volume of unstructured content is available on the internet. social media websites, news outlets, subject matter expert sites, forums, government organization sites, non-government organization sites, etc., collectively provide a rich source of raw material for any kind of story writing, for example, for movies, novels, television, etc.
International Business Machines Corporation

Search-based navigation of media content

Mechanisms are provided to allow for improved media content navigation. Metadata such as closed captioning, social media content, and tags associated with various media segments are analyzed to allow identification of particular entities depicted in the various media segments.
Mobitv, Inc.

Crowd-matching translators

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for selecting translators willing to provide high-quality translations for a cause, organization, or individual. Users having a high level of engagement with the cause, organization, or individual may be identified as translator candidates.
Facebook, Inc.

Profile based navigation

A computer generates a navigation profile corresponding to a user by identifying one or more user preferences within an associated social media network. The computer receives a user input identifying a starting location and a destination, from which the computer identifies one or more potential routes between the starting location and destination.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for simultaneous display of related social media analysis within a time frame

Described herein are systems and methods for analyzing social media data for assets and related sub-assets, and simultaneously displaying the analysis for assets, sub-assets, and contributing social media content items to give the user insight into the analysis. The analysis may be based on user selection of a time frame, and may also include a historical timeline that plots different lines for different assets.
Share Rocket, Inc.

System for automatic responses to predicted tail event outcomes

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for a managing entity to automatically provide alerts based on tail event analysis. The system may receive input data in real time from vendor data feeds, social media data feeds, and a tail event ledger.
Bank Of America Corporation

Computing determining sentiment using emojis in electronic data

social media networks have become a primary source for news and opinions on topics ranging from sports to politics. Sentiment analysis is typically constrained to two classes—positive and negative.
Sysomos L.p.

Persistent customized social media environment

One or more persistent customized social media environments are created allowing users to share content or an activity. The content or activity may comprise a shared media experience or shared participatory experience.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Formulating predicted locations for a mobile device

Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for displaying a map. The method provides a first display area to display a map, and a second display area to overlap a portion of the first display area to display (i) a field to receive a search parameter and (ii) a set of predicted locations to view on the map.
Apple Inc.

World wonders learning is and educational initiative, curriculum, program, publishing resource etc. for reinventing schools

The purpose of d-elite.net online social media, social network, social gaming and social messaging service website is to connect, communicate, and collaborate socially, as well as send regular or live communication messages, and or mail through their ioffice spot address. D-elite.net ioffice members could conduct personal and or professional business or maybe startup a new business and use your ioffice spot's communication and messaging system as its home-based communication tool.

Dynamic computer systems and uses thereof

The invention concerns computer systems that are specially adapted to propagate content over a dynamic network, substantially in real time, by virtue of the locational proximity of network-joined client computers. Preferably, the content will also be weighting (for example, proximity-weighting, rank-weighting, topic-weighting, query-weighting, time-weighting, location-weighting, locality-weighting, vote-weighting, segment-weighting, etc.).
The Michael Harrison Tretter Auerbach Trust

Method and networked social betting

Embodiment's of a method and apparatus for networked social, belting include a self-arbitrating belting subsystem that facilitates betting among users of the system. Users determine all aspects of a proposed bet, including subject mailer, terms, conditions, and participants.
Mobi-holdings Inc.

Detection and prevention of fraudulent activity on social media accounts

Technology is disclosed for detecting imposters of a brand account. The technology can store a brand profile of the brand account, detect that a message has been publicly communicated to the brand account from a social media account, monitor messages sent publicly to the social media account from other social media accounts by repeatedly comparing the brand profile to metadata of each of the monitored messages, and identify at least one of the other social media accounts as an imposter account based on the comparing.
Proofpoint, Inc.

Method and system for notifying users in a social media environment based on identification and comparison of digital images

A system, method, and device for identification and comparison of digital images in a social media environment are described. The method comprises of receiving, by a remote server, a first set of images from an electronic device associated with a first user.

System for measuring the performance of music artists on digital platforms

The invention provides a concept for measuring, classifying and ranking the success of an artist in web based music industry based on their performance across digital media platforms and social networks. The concept comprises obtaining by a centralized online platform, for an artist, play count data from digital music streaming and download services and fan count data from social media networks.
Red Bull Media House North America

Proactive deep-analysis virtual assistant application and integration

A virtual assistant ai system that may be connected to a wide variety of user accounts such as financial accounts, social media, news, shopping, utilities and service providers, travel accounts, and other account types. The ai then continually monitors connected accounts for changes, analyzes changes when they occur and identifies any relationships or interactions between accounts and potential or actual implications of changes, and generates proactive notifications and provides them to the user who may then further investigate using virtual assistant ai clients..
The Hintbox!, Inc.

Proactive search window

Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for displaying a map. The method provides a first display area to display a map, and a second display area to overlap a portion of the first display area to display (i) a field to receive a search parameter and (ii) a set of predicted locations to view on the map.
Apple Inc.

Remotely controlling access to online content

Various embodiments provide an approach to controlled access to online content. Such control may be based on a multitude of factors including but not limited to website content, profile for the person consuming the data.
Gryphon Online Safety, Inc

Connection generation and recognition systems and methods

This disclosure relates to systems and methods that facilitate more efficient and/or improved connection generation in connection with social media and/or other contact, connection, and/or data management services. In some embodiments, devices associated with users may exchange certain device identification information when the devices are in relative close proximity, as may be the case when two users associated with the devices are interacting in person.
Intertrust Technologies Corporation

Mapping social media sentiments

A computer-implemented method includes accessing social media data, wherein the social media data is associated with one or more profiles and corresponds to a venue. The computer-implemented method further includes determining sentiment information corresponding to each of the one or more profiles based on the social media data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mapping social media sentiments

A computer-implemented method includes accessing social media data, wherein the social media data is associated with one or more profiles and corresponds to a venue. The computer-implemented method further includes determining sentiment information corresponding to each of the one or more profiles based on the social media data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Facilitation of real-time interactive feedback

A real-time customer survey system can be implemented by monitoring real-time and previous location data associated with a customer. The system can analyze the location data in accordance with customer preferences, customer social media profiles, and/or information that has been inferred by the system.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Method and system for evaluating reliability based on analysis of user activities on social medium

Disclosed are a method and system for evaluating reliability on the basis of an analysis on user activities on a social medium. The method of evaluating reliability of information in a social media service includes calculating an evaluation score of information provided by an information provider on the basis of a social activity of each of a plurality of information consumers relating to the information, and calculating a reputation score of the information provider in a category of the information on the basis of the category and the evaluation score of the information..
Chungbuk National University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation

Information appropriateness assessment tool

An electronic appropriateness assessment tool (“tool”) can be configured to select information in response to an electronic request for the information. In one example, the request may be by a device associated with a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Keyword based data crawling

One embodiment provides a method, including utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: receiving, from a user, one or more keywords, wherein the one or more keywords identify, within a social media data set, a subset of social media data; determining, based on social media statistical information, an estimated volume of the subset of the social media data; determining, based on the social media statistical information, an estimated relevance of the subset of social media data to the user; and updating the one or more keywords, to improve the estimated volume and estimated relevance. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for identifying and classifying text

Systems and methods for analyzing a plurality of data records to provide a comprehensive understanding of the data. For example, one or more public or private databases may be searched based on a user's search term(s).
Panoramix Solutions

Automated content publication on a social media management platform

Social networking activity information pertaining to a set of social networking activities performed by a plurality of contacts on a social networking site is obtained from the social networking site. A recommended time for the user to publish content on the social networking site is determined.
Hearsay Social, Inc.

System and aggregating networked data and integrating polling data to generate entity-specific scoring metrics

Various systems and methods may aggregate content from one or more poll results database/sources, social media platforms, content sites, and/or other sources. For polling data, each category of results may correspond to direct responses to polling questions.
Starting Block Capital, Llc

Unmanned aerial vehicle apparatus and method

At least one unmanned aerial vehicle operates in conjunction with a control circuit via a network interface. The control circuit receives informational content from the unmanned aerial vehicle and automatically processes that informational content to identify specific content of interest.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Dynamically integrating contact profile pictures into messages

Systems and methods for insertion of contact profile images into messages are disclosed. The images can be received from a public profile of a social media website, or from locally stored content.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and apparatus to estimate ratings for media assets using social media

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to estimate ratings for media assets using social media are disclosed. An example method includes accessing media exposure data and social media activity data corresponding to a plurality of media assets in a media bundle, the media assets included in the media bundle having audience demographics that overlap with a first media asset, determining a first credibility factor for the first media asset and average exposure for social media activity count values for respective ones of the media assets in the media bundle based on the media exposure data and the social media activity data, and applying the first credibility factor to an average exposure per social media activity count value determined for the first media asset to estimate the ratings for the first media asset..
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Methods, systems, networks, and media for social payments

A method of determining a discount amount for an electronic commerce transaction can include determining, by a processor, whether a member of a financial institution has posted a review for an electronic commerce purchase within a preset threshold amount of time from a time when the member received a purchased item. Upon identifying the time at which the member posted the review, the processor can determine an eligible time period based on the preset threshold amount of time and the identified posting time.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Automatic generation of training sets using subject matter experts on social media

A method, apparatus and computer program product for automatically generating training sets for machine learning. A set of topics to train a machine learning system is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Integrated virtual cognitive agents and message communication architecture

A virtual cognitive agent (vca) system comprises social media communication channels integrated with machine cognition engines. The vca system connects to an external message platform and accesses posted messages.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Systems and methods for providing timely and relevant social media updates from persons related to a person of interest in a video simultaneously with the video

Systems and methods are provided herein for identifying an identity of the person of interest in a live video, accessing his profile, and identifying closely related persons. Control circuitry may then identify a subset of the persons who are near a location where the live video is being filmed, compare the identities of each person of the subset to entries of a database of social media profiles, and identify respective social media components that correspond to each person of the subset.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Intelligent secure social media based event management system

An intelligent system and method for gathering social network data for an event, moderate the data, and display it to people along with analytics. The system helps event managers to see all the details posted about the event and they can control what to show to the general public.
Umm-al-qura University

Systems and methods for providing timely and relevant social media updates for a person of interest in a media asset who is unknown simultaneously with the media asset

Systems and methods are described herein for detecting that a person of interest is displayed in a live video for a threshold amount of time, attempting to identify an identity of the person determining that the attempting has failed, identifying broadcast times corresponding to a period of time in which the person was displayed in the live video, identifying trending topics in a social media space that relate to the live video, ascertaining an identity of the person of interest based on the trending topics, comparing the identity of the person of interest to a database of social media profiles, identifying a social media component that corresponds to the person, determining whether the person has modified the social media component within a predefined period of time, and providing information relating to a modification of the social media component simultaneously with the video.. .
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Determining web-page keyword relevance based on social media

A method for determining keyword relevance based on social media includes receiving initial keywords associated with a particular web page. The method queries one or more social media platforms using the initial keywords.
International Business Machines Corporation

Identifying conversations in unstructured media

A conversation tool may display messages posted on a social media website. The conversation tool may receive selections of posts from the user interface to send associated reply messages and assign metadata for the selected posts to the associated reply messages.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Using social shares to unlock media files

Embodiments are directed to a computer implemented method and system of restricting access to portions of a media file. The method includes marking a media file such that it has at least two portions.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and providing location-based privacy on social media

Systems and methods are described that permit social media users to delay posting social media updates to various social media recipients based on location privacy concerns. In one embodiment, a social media updated created by a user is received.
Pcms Holdings, Inc.

Alert generation based on proximate events identified by source data analytics

A method includes receiving, at a computing device from a social media platform, a first post associated with a first social media account. The method also includes determining, by the computing device, an event category of an event described in the first post.
The Boeing Company

Systems and methods for using an avatar to market a product

Example implementations allow for augmented reality elements to be overlaid within user captured images and/or video, where the augmented reality elements may include marketing or branding messages as a part of the virtual elements. In some embodiments, the virtual elements, and the marketing or branding messages, may include one or more celebrities, sports figures, other famous figures, and/or characters.

Electronic marketplace for creative works

In the creative community, a need exists to efficiently market creative works including music, concerts, photographic, video programs, motion pictures, two and three dimensional works of art and literary works. The cost of creating works of art has never been less.

Media file summarizer

A summarizer machine can be configured provide a summary file of at least one episode of a media series. The summary file may be generated or otherwise provided based on one or more social media messages.
Opentv, Inc

Construction of a lexicon for a selected context

Various technologies pertaining to constructing a lexicon for a defined context are set forth herein. social media text is acquired, where the social media text has contextual data that corresponds thereto.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Identifying information pertinent to an emergent event through social media postings

Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems, methods, and computer readable media for identifying information pertinent to an emergent event through social media postings. In a particular embodiment, a method provides, in an emergency contact center, receiving a communication initiated by an individual in response to an emergent event and identifying the individual.
Avaya Inc.

Social media connection recommendations based on playback information

Embodiments are described herein that involve a computing device initiating playback of a particular media item on a media playback system that is registered to a particular account of a social media service. The computing device may query the social media service for one or more accounts of the social media service that are registered to respective media playback systems that have played the particular media item on at least a threshold number of occasions and have not yet been connected to the particular account of the social media service within the social network.
Sonos, Inc.

Systems and methods for determining mission readiness

The present invention is directed to systems and methods for objectively assessing mission readiness. The systems can comprise a backend system and scenario server in communication with the backend system.
Visual Awareness Technologies & Consulting, Inc.

Correlator

Systems and methods are disclosed herein for distributing online ads based on an automatically detected social media trend. The systems and methods involve detecting a social media trend based on a spike in user engagement with social media distributed via the internet.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Determination of targeted food recommendation

A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and system for generating a targeted menu item recommendation are provided. The targeted menu item recommendation includes receiving a menu item recommendation request, generating search criteria for the menu item recommendation request, retrieving menu information regarding the search criteria, assigning weighted values to the retrieved information based on the text of the menu item information, preferences of the user, and social media association values, and generating the targeted menu item recommendation..
International Business Machines Corporation

Computer-implemented method and computer system for generating and using a suitability score

An automatic process is proposed in which a computer extracts data relating to an individual from a social media site, and automatically compares the extracted data with a job description to form a numerical suitability index. Since the data is extracted from a social media site, its coverage is not limited to individuals who are part of a database maintained by a recruitment consultant.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Adaptive real time modeling and scoring

Systems, methods and media for adaptive real time modeling and scoring are provided. In one example, a system for automatically generating predictive scoring models comprises a trigger component to determine, based on a threshold or trigger, such as a detection of new significant relationships, whether a predictive scoring model is ready for a refresh or regeneration.

Method and system for app page recommendation via inference of implicit intent in a user query

In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, a method and a system for app page recommendation are provided. The method includes: based on social media contents generated by a user, establishing a parallel corpora comprising an implicit query database including a plurality of user implicit query texts, and an explicit query database including a plurality of user explicit query texts, wherein the plurality of user implicit query texts correspond to the plurality of user explicit query texts; receiving a voice user query from the user; converting the voice user query to a text query; extracting implicit intent text from the text query; inferring a user intent using the parallel corpora based on the extracted implicit intent text; ranking a plurality of app pages according to the inferred user intent; and recommending a subset of the plurality of app pages to the user based on the ranking..
Tcl Research America Inc.

Systems and methods for identifying socially relevant landmarks

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for identifying socially relevant landmarks that can facilitate wayfinding providing a landmark based route map that is easy to read and is dynamically updated by known and new landmarks based on their social relevance. Gps (global positioning system) locations help in identifying active zones and social media data associated with users in the zone help to identify candidate landmarks in the active zone that may be registered as new landmarks.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Fantasy sports application using historical players and use

A fantasy sports application or more specifically to a fantasy sports application that integrates the historically great “immortal” players onto a drafted team which includes players that are currently active in the sport. A user may challenge a second user to an online match via the application, instant message or through social media.

Platform for geo-fence social media

A social media application that integrates with a map application which enables users to interact with both stationary and mobile geo-fences that are placed around locations or objects of interest. The geo-fences are populated with content or programmed to provide notifications, and social features.
Hippware, Inc.

Finding potentially viral media items

Systems and techniques are disclosed for publishing related media content based on the velocity measure for media content. The velocity measure for the media content may be determined based on a change in engagement rate such as a change in rate of sharing the media content via social media.
Mashable, Inc.

Systems, methods and architecture for safeguarding against bullying and terrorism while sending secure, scheduled, complex messages, corresponding funds and physical gifts over the internet

Systems and methods mitigate bullying and terrorism facilitated through social media and the internet. Systems, methods, and apparatuses detect legitimacy of the sender; message content, timing, authenticity of recipient, authenticity of technology infrastructure, legitimacy of a gift, scheduling, archiving of the message and gift.

Synthetic control generation and campaign impact assessment apparatuses, methods and systems

The synthetic control generation and campaign impact assessment apparatuses, methods and systems (“scg”) provides a platform that, in various embodiments, is configurable to evaluate efficacy and/or return on investment of advertising and/or other media campaigns and/or to recommend actions for improvement thereof. In some implementations, multi-faceted campaigns of media and/or advertising behavior (e.g., including one or more of: internet advertising, television advertising, radio advertising, print advertising, social media publication, product placement, and/or the like) may be considered as a whole in relation to global metric behaviors and/or patterns in order to evaluate the efficacy and/or return on investment associated with the campaign as a whole..
Quantifind, Inc.

Preferred consumption of social media

Techniques are described for preferred consumption of social media. In one implementation, a computer program product comprises a computer-readable storage medium having program code embodied therewith.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and providing an indication of the well-being of an individual

Systems and methods for providing an indication of the well-being of an individual are disclosed. In particular, the systems and methods utilizes data obtained from physical sensors such as heartbeat monitors and social media platforms for deriving and/or assigning an indication of the individual's feelings or emotional well-being, are described..

Authentication using dynamic verbal questions based on social and geospatial history

An approach is provided for authenticating a user. A request to authenticate the user is received.

Influencing content or access to content

A method of influencing access to website, social media or mobile application content is described. The method comprises identifying the occurrence of an item of live or previously broadcast media content, identifying consumer internet activity at the time of the occurrence of the item of media content, and identifying, from said detected consumer internet activity, a strategy to influence an internet search function, social media site or mobile application to display selected information.

Integrating social media with recordation of broadcast data

social media and recordation of programs scheduled to be broadcast is provided. Media content, including feedback data, is gathered and associated tags are extracted.

Cloud-based contacts management

Various embodiments disclosed herein provide for a system for managing and adding contacts. A first mobile device can display an image that can be recorded by a second mobile device.

Method for associating previously created social media data with an individual or entity

The systems, apparatus, methods, and computer program products described herein allow a user to find published content that may be about the user on a social network by analyzing the user's profile information and social contact information to generate terms, face recognition data, contacts and other data, searching the contacts based on the generated terms, face recognition data, and other data and identifying content that may be about the user.. .

Social media feedback for routing user communications

A call handling platform receives a call placed by a caller to a calling number. The platform examines parameters of the call, determines identifying information of the caller and matches the identifying information with a social network username corresponding to a social media network.

Mutually reinforcing ranking of social media accounts and contents

A general type weight and an individual weight are determined for each of multiple social media accounts. The general type weight may be based on a social media account type corresponding to the social media account.

System and enabling online ordering using unique identifiers

A system and method for automatically submitting an online order from a customer to a restaurant. Input data and customer data is used by an order engine to select a deployment platform, such as social media networks, search engines, mobile applications, and related websites, for a user interface.

System and identifying, verifying and communicating about oem products using unique identifiers

The present invention is directed to a mobile software application developed for a smart phone or mobile device, such as an iphone, ipad, android, or blackberry personal digital assistant, equipped with a camera, image sensor, rfid detector, or nfc sensor, that enables a user to identify, verify and synchronize information to verify information related to the brand and style of an oem product and optionally the present status of whether an oem product is genuine, subject to recall or stolen, and further allows the user to communicate and share information about the product using social media and networking sites on the internet.. .

Automated merchandising based on social media chatter

In an approach to automated merchandising, one or more computer processors detect access to an electronic store by a user. The one or more computer processors determine a location of the user.

Increase choice shares with personalized incentives using social media data

Described is a system for using social media data to supplement survey data for discrete choice analysis. Survey data from consumers is segmented into demographic groups.

System and method to produce and validate weighted relations between drug and adverse drug reactions

A system to produce validated weighted relations between drugs and adverse drug reactions (adrs). At least one processor to monitor social media for links between drugs and adrs; extract a relation between a drug and an adr using named entity recognition to provide a weighted relation between the drug and the adr, the weight based on confidence of the link between the drug and the adr in social media.

Content delivery system

There is disclosed a content delivery computer system arranged to recommend content items to a user of the system having at least one predetermined characteristic, the content delivery system comprising: a social media analyser configured to receive and analyse social media communications from multiple consumers; a grouping component for grouping at least some of the consumers according to the analysed social media communications into respective groups; and a recommendation module configured to receive the at least one predetermined characteristic of the user, compare it with group characteristics of the respective groups to identify a group that shares the at least one predetermined characteristic, and generate a recommendation comprising one of more selected content items for the user based on the identified group of consumers; and an interface for delivering the recommendation to the user.. .

System and identifying user interests through social media

Described is a system for discovering user interests through online social media, and more specifically, to a way of doing so by means of a bi-directional graph model. During operation, the system generates a confidence matrix f based on user interactions and co-occurring tags on a social media platform.

Classifying social media users

Methods and systems for classifying social media users. The system computes a plurality of subgraphs from a user's social graph network and considers which types of subgraphs are overly represented in the user's social network to determine whether a user belongs to a certain class.

Classifying languages for objects and entities

Technology for media item and user language classification is disclosed. Media item classification may use models for associating language identifiers or probability distributions for multiple languages with linguistic content.

Wearable electronic badge

An electronic badge may be worn by a user to enable public communication and expression. The badge includes an electronic display screen, and one or more wireless transceivers.

Social network screening for time-shifted content viewing

An application is provided to a portable computing device to control access to social media. A user can play back recorded content that friends have commented on previously on social media.

Inferring the location of users in online social media platforms using social network analysis

Described is a system for inferring the location of users in online social media platforms using social network analysis. A social network is first extracted from data from at least one social media platform.
Hrl Laboratories, Llc

Systems and methods for determining mission readiness

The present invention is directed to systems and methods for objectively assessing mission readiness. The systems can comprise a backend system and scenario server in communication with the backend system.
Visual Awareness Technologies & Consulting, Inc.

Method and system for crowd detection

A computer implemented method, computer program product and computer system for crowd detection. The computer system (1000) receives through an interface (1006) a plurality of user generated data records from a social media data storage (smds1, smds2) component, wherein a user generated data record comprises a text portion.
Agt Group (r&d} Gmbh

A sentiment classification and emotion classification

A system and a method for classifying text messages, such as social media messages into sentiment valence categories are provided. The system comprising a module for decomposing text messages, a module for cleaning text messages, a module for producing feature data of text messages, and a module for classifying text messages into sentiment valence categories.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Predictive disaster recovery system

Environmental data, associated with a first computer, is received. social media data, associated with the first computer, is also received.
International Business Machines Corporation

Occupancy detection by social media

A method for security and/or automation systems is described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving social media data via a signal, analyzing the social media data based at least in part on a first parameter, identifying occupancy information based at least in part on the analyzing, and assessing a structure occupancy based at least in part on the identifying..

Social media and revenue generation system and method

A system and method of allowing guests of events to interact with one another. A user of an event system may log into the event system and create a user profile to be utilized in the event system.

Methods and systems of personalized photo albums based on social media data

Embodiments include methods, and mobile computing devices, and computer program products for creating personalized photo albums on mobile computing devices based on social media data. Aspects include: accessing, via mobile computing device, various photos taken by a user of mobile computing device, retrieving, from one or more social media streams, various media photos posted by user of the mobile computing device, extracting image features from the photos and the media photos, and text features from the media photos, generating photo clusters based on the image features of the photos, and media photo clusters based on the image features of the media photos, respectively, matching the photo clusters and the media photo clusters, tagging the photo clusters and the media photo clusters matched based on the text features extracted from the media photos, and generating a personalized photo album based on the photo clusters tagged and the media photo clusters tagged..

Event analysis and tagging system

A system that analyzes data from sensors and video cameras to generated synchronized event videos and to automatically select or generate tags for an event. Enables creating, transferring, obtaining, and storing concise event videos generally without non-event video.

Clustering for social media data

Systems and methods that enable automated clustering and topic analysis from social media data. In some embodiments, methods are provided to use web urls configuration to control global hierarchical domain creations.

Waste identification systems and methods

In certain embodiments, a system may include an interface configured to couple to a network, at least one optical sensor configured to capture optical data associated with packaging of a waste product, and a processor coupled to the interface and to the at least one optical sensor. The processor may be configured to search at least one data source to automatically identify the waste product based on the optical data and, when the waste product is not automatically identified based on its packaging, send an alert including the optical data to a social media website through the network to solicit identifying information from one or more subscribers..

Delay of social media during time-shifted viewing of multi-media presentations

A method that provides a delay of social media feeds during time-shifted viewing of multi-media presentations including the steps of receiving a media presentation, time-shifting the media presentation for a period of time, receiving a social media message regarding the media presentation, and delaying presentation of the social media message for the period of time.. .
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Real-time collection, analysis and presentation of aggregated selection data by users of social media

An article articulating two different points of view is provided to a reader, with each point of view associated with a respective hashtag. social media streams associated with social media outlets are also collected and analyzed to identify occurrences of the hashtags in the social media streams, and to collect and analyze information relating to those occurrences.
Advance Digital Inc.

Video creation, editing, and sharing for social media

Embodiments of apparatuses, systems and methods for video creation, editing, and sharing for social media are described. In particular, the present embodiments include components for copying and pasting snippets of media from a first media file to a second media file at a desired location within the second media file.
Omiro Ip Llc

Systems and methods for sharing video data via social media

Disclosed are efficient and user-friendly systems or methods configured to capture and share video data in real time, at a later date, or a combination thereof in an authorized manner via social media. In certain aspects, these systems and methods include capturing video, for example, from a “jumbotron” during a sporting event or other live venue event in an authorized manner (e.g., abiding by applicable copyright laws) and sharing this captured footage with other via social media..

System and access authentication

A method for access authentication includes receiving a facial recognition picture from a mobile electronic apparatus of a user. The facial recognition picture is compared to a stored facial recognition picture of the user.
Utc Fire & Security Corporation

Helmet with information-sharing function

A helmet with information-sharing function includes a helmet transmitting unit directly or indirectly connected to a server, by which edited information integrated with at least one captured image and at least one sensed signal of the helmet is uploaded and posted to a social media.. .
Jarvish Inc.

Systems and methods for personifying communications

Systems and methods are described for personifying communications. According to at least one embodiment, the computer-implemented method for personifying a natural-language communication includes observing a linguistic pattern of a user.
Vivint, Inc.

Computing a score for opportunities in a placement system

Various embodiments are directed towards a product placement system that enable a media buyer to define a persona, which is a visual representation of a fictitious individual that represents a target audience for a placement campaign, and a placement is a visible display of a product that is placed in a media vehicle. The invention stores the persona, which represents a target audience, ingests data that about placement opportunities, identifying one or more opportunities whose characteristics overlap the characteristics of the target audience, calculates an audience score, identifies one or more opportunities with which the target audience engages using social media, and calculates an engagement score that measures the relative level of engagement with the identified opportunities by the target audience..
Branded Entertainment Network, Inc.

Power buy system

The power buy system includes a computer based platform wherein sellers and buyers log into a website having a pre-configured power deal listing on an item. The pre-configured power deal listing may set forth one or more tier pricing based on quantity.
Seta International Llc

Methods to determine likelihood of social media account deletion

A method for determining the likelihood of a modification of a social media account based upon the algorithmic review of preselected features including, but not limited to, a combination of profile, behavior, language, affect, and network features form the basis for highly accurate (0.82 accuracy) prediction of the deletion of an account.. .
Battelle Memorial Institute

Detecting relevant facets by leveraging diagram identification, social media and statistical analysis software

An approach to finding facets of big data across multiple subject fields which have mutual relevance and provide useful information and insights. The approach is based on an analysis of diagrams associated with facets found in big data, such as that available on the internet, and the results of the analysis are further refined through a regional analysis and a search of social media data for events pertaining to the facets.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for consumer-generated media reputation management

A computing system configured to gather social media content includes a memory; a content collection and ingestion system, stored in the memory and configured, when executed on a computer processor, to communicate with one or more computing systems to direct a search of a content source using a received collection to request and to ingest the results of the directed search into a data store; and a content management system, stored in the memory and configured, when executed on a computer processor, to display the ingested results on a display.. .

User profile stitching

Methods and techniques are disclosed for matching user profiles on distinct social media platforms. A first profile is retrieved from a first social media platform.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Systems and methods for identifying issues in electronic documents

A computer system identifies and prioritizes issues in electronic documents from electronic social media sources and/or from traditional media sources. The computer system includes a communication network linked to one or more of the sources and a computer server in communication with the communication network.
Tsg Technologies, Llc

Computer system for automated assessment at scale of topic-specific social media impact

A system includes a processing device configured to execute instructions including accessing messages sent by a first user and other users. The instructions include identifying a first subset of messages that were sent by the first user and identifying a second subset of messages that are related to a first topic and were sent by the first user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Augmenting location of social media posts based on proximity of other posts

A method for augmenting social media posts with location information includes a processor generating a social media message without location information marking. Scanning is performed for one or more electronic devices within vicinity of the processor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for consumer-generated media reputation management

A computing system configured to gather social media content includes a memory; a content collection and ingestion system, stored in the memory and configured, when executed on a computer processor, to communicate with one or more computing systems to direct a search of a content source using a received collection request and to ingest the results of the directed search into a data store; and a content management system, stored in the memory and configured, when executed on a computer processor, to display the ingested results on a display.. .

Management of information from verified experts

Techniques are described for a system for providing expert information by verified experts in response to currently circulating assertions such as social media postings. In one example, a method includes identifying one or more authors of respective contents issued by one or more registered expert content sources as verified experts associated with tagged topics that are tagged in association with the respective contents.
International Business Machines Corporation

Quantifying social influence

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving social network data associated with a first user of one or more social-networking systems, calculating one or more social influence factors for the first user based on the social network data, where the social influence factors include a size of the first user's audience on the social-networking systems and one or more content-related factors based on social media content generated by the first user on the social-networking systems, determining a social influence score of the first user based upon the social influence factors, and performing an action based on the social influence score of the first user. The social network data may include one or more sizes of the first user's audience on each of the corresponding social-networking systems, and the size of the first user's audience may be based on a sum of the audience sizes..
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for associating social media to wireless indentifiers

Methods and systems for associating or accessing one or more social media profiles are disclosed herein. The system may include one or more unconnected (wireless enabled devices) weds which may broadcast or detect a beacon message, where the beacon message may include the mac address or other wireless identifier of the broadcasting wed (wireless enabled device).
Gbl Systems Corporation

Network security management via social media network

Systems and methods for managing users' local security policies based on social media network information are provided. According to one embodiment, a network security appliance of a private network receives authentication request from a client machine and provides a social login interface of a social media network to the client machine.
Fortinet, Inc.

System and providing generic user profiles based on user behaviour

A method for generating a profile for a user based on the user's behaviour and altering a setup of at least one computer program based on the generated user profile. The generic user profile for a user may be updated to include information from a similar user (e.g., a user having similar preferences).
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Multi-level marketing streaming video surveillance security

A method for creating a network with a large number or people to view or review live or recorded video streaming from surveillance cameras to document thefts, other criminal acts or other activities which could create a loss to individuals, companies or others. People are recruited to view the videos with a multi-level marketing organization with different levels of membership.

Method and system for distributing targeted messages on social media

Posts or messages exchanges via data communication between client devices aw well as a client device and a server device over the internet are described. According to one aspect of the present invention, a post is made to a targeted recipient who is encouraged to watch, read or listen to (collectively referred to as “access”) the post and compensated for accessing the post.

Method and system to purchase from posts in social media sites

A method for shopping from a social media site using a direct buy link comprises electronically storing a plurality of account profiles and receiving a data message electronically transmitted via a communication network. The method may query a social media database for an account profile associated with the consumer identifier and the pin.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Social media for id verification

Embodiments of the invention pertain providing authenticated health information for purposes of privacy, rewards, or incentives. In an embodiment of the invention, biometric measurement devices coupled with a communications infrastructure implement a system of secure information exchange and enhanced data security.

Classifying languages for objects and entities

Technology for media item and user language classification is disclosed. Media item classification may use models for associating language identifiers or probability distributions for multiple languages with linguistic content.
Facebook, Inc.

Generation and management of social graph

Non-limiting examples of the present disclosure describe utilization of a social graph, created from evaluation of extracted social media data, to generate temporal snapshots related to social media data. The temporal snapshots enable users to explore different levels of interest related to social media data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Television broadcast dynamic recording calibration

Embodiments described herein provide various techniques for dynamically calibrating digital video recordings of television broadcasts based on analyses of changes to time data and channel data associated with live television broadcasts. In various embodiments, television receivers may transmit sets of recording schedule data to television broadcast monitor devices, which may receive time data corresponding to live broadcast television programs from various data sources, such as satellite or cable television service providers, social media servers, user devices, and other data sources.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Determination of targeted food recommendation

A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and system for generating a targeted menu item recommendation are provided. The targeted menu item recommendation includes receiving a menu item recommendation request, generating search criteria for the menu item recommendation request, retrieving menu information regarding the search criteria, assigning weighted values to the retrieved information based on the text of the menu item information, preferences of the user, and social media association values, and generating the targeted menu item recommendation..
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus and inventory management with social media

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided herein for analyzing social media messages for inventory management. A system for analyzing social media messages comprises a communication device, an item identifier database, an inventory database, and a control circuit.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Measuring social media impact for brands

To evaluate impact to a brand on social media, a computer is used to crawl through social media postings of social media services to select postings relating to one or more sponsored events. The selected postings are analyzed by computer to quantify keywords relating to particular brands.
International Business Machines Corporation

Event detection, confirmation and publication system that integrates sensor data and social media

Enables integration of sensor data with other information on servers such as social media sites to detect, confirm and/or publish events. Sensors may measure values such as motion, temperature, humidity, wind, pressure, elevation, light, sound, or heart rate, etc.
Blast Motion Inc.

Method and system for generating patient profiles via social media services

A method and non-transitory computer readable medium for generating patient profiles via a social media service are disclosed. For example, the method receives data from the social media service, extracts one or more attributes from the data from the social media service, classifies the one or more attributes to one or more of a plurality of predefined profile attributes, generates a patient profile based on the one or more attributes that are classified, determines a medical action to be executed based on the patient profile and transmits the medical action to be executed to a health administration server..
Xerox Corporation

Methods and alerting users to media events of interest using social media analysis

Methods, systems, and computer program products for alerting users to media events of interest using social media analysis are provided herein. A computer-implemented method includes collecting user media preferences indicating events of interest to a given user; buffering at least a portion of media content associated with the collected user media preferences of the given user; monitoring social media for one or more events of interest to the given user based on the collected user media preferences of the given user; identifying at least one event that satisfies one or more predefined interest criteria for the given user based on the monitored social media contributions of other parties and the collected user media preferences of the given user; and notifying the given user of the at least one event of interest..
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.
Quest Software Inc.

Preventing messages from being sent using inappropriate communication accounts

A method, system and computer program product for preventing messages from being sent using inappropriate communication accounts. A message created by a user of a mobile device is analyzed to identify the topic and sentiment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automated merchandising based on social media chatter

In an approach to automated merchandising, one or more computer processors detect access to an electronic store by a user. The one or more computer processors determine a location of the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Realtime data stream cluster summarization and labeling system

A method is provided for automatically discovering topics in electronic posts, such as social media posts. The method includes receiving a corpus that includes a plurality of electronic posts.
Uda, Llc

Social media queue

Examples provided herein are directed to social-media playback queues. In one example, a computing system may be configured to (i) receive an identifier of a media playback system, (ii) link the identifier with a social-media account, (iii) based at least on linking the identifier with the social-media account, generate a social-media playback queue that is tillable with one or more media items playable by the media playback system, (iv) establish access permissions to the social-media playback queue, where the access permissions indicate at least one additional social media account that (a) is within a social-media network of the social-media account, and (b) has access to the social-media playback queue, (v) receive, from a computing device affiliated with the at least one additional social-media account, an indication of a media item to be added to the social-media playback queue, and (vi) add the media item to the social-media playback queue..
Sonos, Inc.

Method and providing configurable event content

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, partitioning content of a plurality of media streams into media segments to generate a plurality of media segments associated with a media event, determining a first set of media segments from the plurality of media segments according to social media information associated with a social media group, transmitting the first set of media segments to first user equipment of a first member of the social media group, detecting a change in membership of the social media group, updating the first set of media segments according to the change in membership of the social media group to generate a modified set of media segments, and transmitting the modified set of media segments to the first user equipment for presentation at the first user equipment. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Method of autonomous social media system

Method for location-centric social network and provide means for users to interact with each other over the internet more private and effective through location correlated information content, and, more particularly, to a method and system for autonomous social media system that based upon location-reference rather than on user-centered process.. .

Method and system to enable controlled safe internet browsing

Various embodiments provide an approach to controlled access of websites based on website content, and profile for the person consuming the data. In operation, machine learning techniques are used to classify the websites based on community and social media inputs, crowdsourced data, as well as access rules implemented by parents or system administrators.
Gryphon Online Safety, Inc.

Social dialogue listening, analytics, and engagement system and method

Embodiments of social media listening, analytics, and engagement systems and method are described herein where a system user may listen to and analyze social media content based on one or more key terms. The system may expand the key terms and listen to additional social media content based on the expanded terms.
Liquid Grids

Automated creation of a publication via captured social media interactions

A content management server monitors activity on a social networking system originating from an authorized user account. The server detects a post by the account that contains a predefined trigger tag.
Cbs Interactive Inc.

Conditional automatic social posts

Techniques are described for triggering conditional automated social posts. According to an embodiment, a set of one or more conditions is received through a user interface by a system executing on one or more computing devices.
Oracle International Corporation

Proactive favorite leisure interest identification for personalized experiences

Personalized experiences based on leisure interest identification are provided to a user. An enriched entity and attribute graph is created based on leisure entities or attributes extracted from digital data signals.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method, apparatus and article for delivering media content via a user-selectable narrative presentation

A narrative includes a number of serially connected narrative segments combined by a director or editor in a defined sequence to tell a story. Quite frequently a number of different narrative segments are available to the director or editor.
Mindsightmedia, Inc.

Multi-sensor event analysis and tagging system

A system that analyzes data from multiple sensors, potentially of different types, that track motions of players, equipment, and projectiles such as balls. Data from different sensors is combined to generate integrated metrics for events and activities.
Blast Motion Inc.

Social media analytics and response

An example social media analytics and response method includes analyzing an event on a social media platform. The method also includes interfacing with customer support to handle the event.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Bayesian classification algorithm modification for sentiment estimation

Systems and methods that enable usage of a modified bayesian classification to enable sentiment estimation in social media. In some embodiments, events are classified, and the words described sequentially to the event are processed.
Sprinklr, Inc.

Data analytics systems and methods with personalized sentiment models

A system for processing social media data includes a platform with a social media acquisition module configurable to collect a plurality of social media statements. The platform further includes an analysis engine configurable to analyze the plurality of social media statements according to a first sentiment model to generate first analytics data.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Theft detection via adaptive lexical similarity analysis of social media data streams

A method of detecting an event includes selecting a region and time frame of interest, obtaining a set of social media data streams associated with the region and the time frame of interest, and applying a lexical graph generation algorithm to the set of social media data streams to obtain lexical graphs. Performing similarity analysis on the lexical graphs is based on candidate lexical graphs related to the event to generate matching data, and investigating the event is based on the matching data..
International Business Machines Corporation

Theft detection via adaptive lexical similarity analysis of social media data streams

A system and computer program product to detect an event include selecting a region and time frame of interest, obtaining a set of social media data streams associated with the region and the time frame of interest, applying a lexical graph generation algorithm to the set of social media data streams to obtain lexical graphs, and performing similarity analysis on the lexical graphs based on candidate lexical graphs related to the event to generate matching data. Investigating the event is based on the matching data..
International Business Machines Corporation

System and improved social media aggregation and notification

A method for collecting and analyzing data related to social media websites and making the results of the collected and analyzed data available to social media candidate through the constant crawling of social media websites, aggregating new updates, and providing the new updates to social media candidates in a single deliverable form customizable by the social media candidate for a given followee.. .

Method for scheduled delivery of social media messaging

A system and method for delaying messages posted to social media websites based on a set or predetermined time period by the social media user whereby the social media user creates a message, determines when the message should be posted and whether that time should be randomized to within a preset time window, sends the message to a central server for storage, and has the central server post the message to the social media website at the predetermined time.. .

System and method to integrate content in real time into a dynamic real-time 3-dimensional scene

System integrating content in real-time into dynamic 3d scene includes external server including cms, a device including content integrating engine to process in real-time 3d scenes, and display device to display combined 3d scene output. Cms searches for social media posts on social media servers.

Systems and methods for detecting advance earning insider information

A web-based, research tool that allows users to build dashboards combining screening analysis and event driven analysis is disclosed. The screening criteria can include both fundamental and significant technical analysis events.

Information identification and extraction

A method may include obtaining a set of seed social media accounts associated with known contributors to a topics. For each of the seed social media accounts, the method may include fetching the profile, extracting a first set of social media accounts where the seed social media account obtain information from the first set of social media accounts, and based on a comparison of the first set of social media accounts with the seed social media accounts, constructing a first candidate set of social media accounts of accounts in the first set and not in the seed social media accounts.
Fujitsu Limited

Information identification and extraction

A computer implemented method of information identification and extraction may include creating an author object in a database for each author of multiple digital documents, each of the digital documents including a topic. For each author object created, the method may additionally include obtaining multiple personal academic web page candidates, obtaining multiple social media account candidates based on a search in the social media for a name of the author in the author object, and cross-validating one of personal academic web page candidates and one of the social media account candidates as a personal academic web page and a social media account associated with the author.
Fujitsu Limited

Information identification and extraction

A computer implemented method of information identification and extraction may include creating an author object in a database for each author of multiple digital documents. For each author object created, the computer implemented method may also include obtaining an indication of social media accounts in a social media based on a search in the social media for a name of the author in the author object.
Fujitsu Limited

Personalized multimedia autographing system

This invention provides the end-to-end control, networking, and data management for the 1.) identification of event signings, 2.) generation of push invitations to such events, 3.) personalization of ebooks via reader-author collaboration to embed personalized multimedia autographs (pmas) into the ebook or other media, 4.) event line control allowing readers to browse the bookstore or mingle while waiting for collaboration with the author during these events, 5.) capability for the readers and author to discuss the event on social media after the readers have registered for the event enabling the author to tailor his/her comments at the vent to the readers' interests; 6.) synchronization and archival of the pma among all of the reader's devices, 7.) integration of special services such as reserved seating as well as food and beverage that may make invitations to such events in the future very exclusive. This invention may be implemented using any one of several embodiments depending upon the retailer's business environment..

Interactive social media and business platform and methods thereof

An interactive social and business platform system including a first communication device coupled to a first processor, a first display screen, and a first storage medium, a second communication device coupled to a second processor, a second display screen, and a second storage medium, a third communication device coupled to a third processor, a third storage medium, and a third display screen, a network storage medium to store a first user profile information corresponding to the first communication device, a second user profile information corresponding to the second communication device, and a third user profile information corresponding the third communication device, the network storage medium in communication with the first, second, and third communication device through a communication network, and a network controller configured to control access to user profile information stored within the network storage medium based upon user profile information corresponding to a communication device requesting access.. .

Monitoring social media for breach of organizational privacy

This document describes apparatuses and techniques for monitoring social media for breach of organizational privacy. In some aspects, these techniques receive social media content from a social media site or social media stream.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Multi-sensor event detection and tagging system

A sensor event detection and tagging system that analyzes data from multiple sensors to detect an event and to automatically select or generate tags for the event. Sensors may include for example a motion capture sensor and one or more additional sensors that measure values such as temperature, humidity, wind or elevation.
Blast Motion Inc.

Communicating with sensors and devices for real-time location detection of objects using utilities usage and social media information

The present disclosure relates generally to the field of dynamic risk assessment (e.g., with respect to insurance claims). In one specific example, mechanisms are provided for dynamically assessing the presence or absence of people and/or insured items of value in an insured location (e.g., an insured home).
International Business Machines Corporation

Method of charitable giving

A charitable giving method is disclosed that uses a social media platform to bring together individuals, businesses, and charitable causes. The use of the social media platform incentivizes individuals and businesses to increase their financial support to charitable causes.
Careicon Ip Ltd.

Online marketing methods using social networks

Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for providing online marketing using social networks. In one aspect, a computer system facilitates operations by administrators representing an entity and subscribers affiliated with the entity and registered to one or more social networks via social media sites that link a subscriber with individuals within the social network.
Distribion, Inc.

Methods and systems for interactive marketing campaigns and analytics

Computer methods and systems create customer engagement marketing material. Features include qualifying and engaging customers and prospects through interactive marketing campaigns and analytics.
Behavioral Analytics, Llc

Social media marketplace

Methods and systems are provided for facilitating shopping for products that have been liked to a social media network. A product can be seen on a merchant's website, for example.
Paypal, Inc.

Method and association rules with graph patterns

Graph pattern association rules (gpars) are proposed for social media marketing. Extending association rules for item-sets, gpars help discover regularities between entities in social graphs, and identify potential customers by exploring social influence.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Social media content management system and method

A social media content management system coupled to a social media network includes database files and execution instructions to assemble, manage and transmit social media content. The database files store a feed content file, a social content management file, and management tables including a schedule file and an export content file.
Bundlepost Llc

Bidirectional hyperlink synchronization for managing hypertexts in social media and public data repository

A method for bidirectional hyperlink management of a hypertext associated with an on-line media is provided. The method may include searching the on-line media for at least one keyword associated with the hypertext.
International Business Machines Corporation

Determining rayleigh based contextual social influence

An approach is provided for determining social influence. Measurements of social reach of social media content are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Actionable verifiable micro-crowd sourcing

Today crowdsourcing consists of activities which may involve large numbers of individuals but there is no social aspect to the crowdsourcing activities and poor visibility of the crowdsourced results by others. Embodiments of the invention provide an online portal supporting both mobile and non-mobile users with social media and social network visibility of the crowdsourcing being undertaken/requested by others.
Mcrowdsourcing Canada Inc.

Method and system for predicting future activities of user on social media platforms

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a method and a system for predicting future activities of a user on a social media platform. The method includes extracting a first time series of one or more historical activities performed by the user from a social media platform server.
Xerox Corporation

Media discovery across content respository

A method of discovering media assets across a content repository is disclosed. Information of interest is gathered from activity on a social media site.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

System and sports information tracking

A sports information tracking system can be communicably coupled to a device, such that one or more subscribers can request the device to display a profile, wherein the request corresponds to one of the subscribers and causes the profile associated with the subscriber to display on the device. The profiles can be updated based on subscriber submitted data from other subscribers, data gathered from health sensors and performance sensors, and data mined from social media outlets.

Methods and systems relating to metatags and audiovisual content

Today users are accustomed to “judging” items of media content from short abstract samples offered by service providers, media retailers/distributors, etc. And purchasing discrete portions, e.g.
Skipza Inc.

Systems and methods for providing social media location information

Aspects and embodiments disclosed herein include services, application systems, applications, and methods for providing location information, such as a geographic location, associated with an audience of one or more authors of social media posts. Additional aspects and embodiments include services, application systems, applications, and methods, for determining a sentiment associated with one or more emojis included in a social media post having a geographic location.
Co Everywhere, Inc.

Systems and methods for unsupervised streaming feature selection in social media

Systems and methods for exploiting link information in streaming feature selection, resulting in a novel unsupervised streaming feature selection framework are disclosed.. .
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Social network system and method

A social media system includes one or more participant terminals operable to act as a client on a social network and a computer operable to act as a server on the social network and to communicate with each of the participant terminals over the social network. The computer includes: a memory configured to store a set of instructions; and a processor configured to execute the set of instructions.
Sqeeqee, Inc.

Devices and methods for improving web safety and deterrence of cyberbullying

Devices, systems, and methods for allowing parents to view and track smart phone activities of their children can include one or more child software modules. The module can be installed on each child's smart phone.
Websafety, Inc.

Social media safe mode for communications

Communicating posts in a social media network safe mode (smnsm) may include receiving, by a processor, post entries each having selected permissions in the smnsm on a social media network. The processor analyzes sentiment of the post entries to detect potential harm or embarrassment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Pattern identification in time-series social media data, and output-dynamics engineering for a dynamic system having one or more multi-scale time-series data sets

In some aspects, computer-implemented methods of identifying patterns in time-series social-media data. In an embodiment, the method includes applying a deep-learning methodology to the time-series social-media data at a plurality of temporal resolutions to identify patterns that may exist at and across ones of the temporal resolutions.
Carnegie Mellon University

Method, device, and system for entering and displaying information about a user's life onto a social media website

A system and a method for sharing a life story of a user on a social networking platform are disclosed. A life story of the user may be created using at least one format of a text, audio, image, and video.

Systems and methods for implementing urban voices

Urban voices service is a real-time social media message wall that integrates content from different social networks on a single wall creating a convenient channel to broadcast information about topics and events. In one or more embodiments, the described urban voices service provides a list of event hashtags and a corresponding array of relevant publications to internet users and event visitors attracting and involving other users of information space and increasing an interactive experience of the event.
Systems And Methods For Implementing Urban Voices

System and methods for analyzing content engagement in conjunction with social media

Various embodiments disclose a system and methods for media content analysis based at least in part upon social media data. In some embodiments, a computer system may determine a viewership associated with a selected piece of televised content such as a television show or advertisement.
Rentrak Corporation

System and related management of devices of a network system via social media interfaces

A system and related method for the exchange of information, data and instructions between one or more network administrators and one or more network infrastructure devices via one or more media exchanges. Devices are managed using a social media agent including a session agent that translates media messages into network device content and vice versa while maintaining context.
Extreme Networks, Inc.

Workflow to distribute content across a plurality of social media platforms

A system, method, and computer-readable medium for performing a content distribution operation, comprising: identifying generic content for distribution; identifying at least one social media platform for distributing the generic content; generating social media platform specific content from generic content; distributing the social media platform specific content to the at least one social media platform.. .
Dell Products L.p.

Systems and methods for providing a social media platform with a loyalty system

Systems and methods for providing a loyalty system with a social media platform are disclosed. The loyalty system maintains records of the total amount of purchase from vendors in a set of vendors and for each of one or more specific vendors or group of affiliated vendors.
Manja Technologies Sdn Bhd

Method and pluggable system for trend-based allocation of media assets between global and local storage

A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and a memory structure for allocating storage of media programs among global and local storage assets for hot and cold storage is disclosed. Trend data is obtained from a plurality of sources including web page click-throughs and social media, indexed and combined with data describing available media programs to identify media programs of interest and reallocate them to hot storage as required.
Fox Broadcasting Company

Systems and methods for multi-user mutli-lingual communications

Various embodiments described herein facilitate multi-lingual communications. The systems and methods of some embodiments may enable multi-lingual communications through different modes of communications 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.

System and advertising distribution through mobile social gaming

A system and method is disclosed for advertising through a social network by immersion of participants in a sponsored mobile game. A game application for the sponsored game is developed on a server and deployed on consumer devices connected to the server.
Blue Calypso, Llc

Method and computing system adapted for service auto-response generation based upon social media posting

An example computer-implemented method and computer system, each adapted for service auto-response generation based upon social media posting, are described herein. In the method, one or more social media sources on the internet are continually scrubbed to search for a social media posting posted by a poster, and to extract information from the social media posting upon detection of at least one keyword therein.
44lab5, Llc

Transaction-based credit evaluation and prediction of corporate companies by integrating real-time event information

Provided is a mechanism to evaluate and predict credit ratings of corporations from a transaction perspective (i.e., on a transaction-by-transaction basis) by integrating real-time event and external information such as, for example, social media and news reports. In various embodiments, such a mechanism may be implemented via systems, methods and/or computer program products..
International Business Machines Corporation

Crowdfunding using iptv systems and fundraising methods

The present invention relates generally to internet protocol television (iptv). More specifically, the present invention is a method and device for iptv crowdfunding or iptv fundraising.

Automatic detection of user personality traits based on social media image posts

Embodiments are directed to a computer implemented method of analyzing image data. The method includes receiving, using a processor system, image data of one or more images and associated text data that have been posted by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Secondary validation for fraud prevention

Banks and other financial institutions struggle to determine when to authorize and when to deny a transaction, such as credit card transactions, for customers. Customers, such as those who travel infrequently or otherwise make purchases at unusual locations, may have transactions denied at such locations.
Avaya Inc.

Analyzing and exploring images posted on social media

Embodiments focus on the real-time processing and analysis of event-related images posts on social media. By computing the most posted images and grouping them in accordance to their similarity, these images can be organized in a visual interface to provide the users an image-driven social media topic detection system.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and aggregating, classifying and enriching social media posts made by monitored author sources

Provided is a system and method for aggregating, classifying, and enriching social media. Machine learning techniques and automatic analysis is performed on posts aggregated from different social media sites.
Ddductr Ug

System and employing kinetic typography in cmc

A computer system for allowing user to communicate with text enhanced with emotional preset having attributes and kinetics including computer readable instructions that, when executed by a processor, perform the steps of: receiving a set of text characters, receiving an emotional preset selection information, creating a unlined animated text message or unlined social message, transmitting the unlined messages to a recipient using cmc or social media to receive the message to convey to the recipient the emotional communications selected by the sender.. .
Expressy, Llc

Method and sharing media content

A method that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a plurality of operating commands for controlling a first presentation of media content by a first media processor device at a first display device to generate a first viewing experience and transmitting the playback file to a second media processor device via a first network, where a second presentation of the media content by the second media processor device at a second display device according to the plurality of operating commands of the playback file recreates the first viewing experience at the second display device and where the first and second media processor devices are members of the first network based upon common membership in a social media network by a first subscriber associated with the first media processor device and a second subscriber associated with the second media processor device. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Systems and methods for automated extraction of closed captions in real time or near real-time and tagging of streaming data for advertisements

System and methods for finding and analyzing target content from audio and video content sources, including means and methods for extracting captions from audio and video content sources; searching the captions for a mention of at least one target; extracting audio and video segments relating to the at least one target; delivering extracted audio and video segments to a user device; harvesting social media data relevant to the target content; analyzing the search results in correlation with the social media data for target content.. .
Crossbar Media Group, Inc

System and dynamic asr based on social media

System and method to adjust an automatic speech recognition (asr) engine, the method including: receiving social network information from a social network; data mining the social network information to extract one or more characteristics; inferring a trend from the extracted one or more characteristics; and adjusting the asr engine based upon the inferred trend. Embodiments of the method may further include: receiving a speech signal from a user; and recognizing the speech signal by use of the adjusted asr engine.
Avaya Inc.

Method and system for identifying high growth e-commerce businesses

A method for identifying a high growth business from combined data sets comprising: storing, a plurality of data elements configured to store at least a merchant identifier, acceptance flag, transaction date, and transaction amount; receiving, a merchant growth request command including at least a specific merchant identifier associated with a specific merchant; executing, a query on the transaction database to identify a subset of transaction messages; determining, a transaction volume over time for the specific merchant based on at least the transaction amount and transaction date; identifying, social media data associated with the specific merchant, and a growth index for the specific merchant based on at least the transaction volume over time determined for the specific merchant and the measure of social media presence over time based on the associated dates.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

Biometric-data-based ratings

In various embodiments, a biometric rating system (“brs”) may generate ratings based on biometric data. The brs may receive biometric data, along with location data, from personal devices of a user.
Intel Corporation

Persistent autonomous agents

The systems and methods are directed towards object driven attributes for characters within a network-based game. More specifically, characters within a network-based game have various attributes that are influenced with the association and/or possession of objects provided by the user.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Proactive environment-based chat information system

Disclosed is the technology for computer-based “daily brief” service, which includes methods and corresponding systems for proactively providing push notifications for users of chat information systems. The push notifications are dynamically generated and presented to the user based on identification of one or more triggering events, which may include predetermined time/date, current geographical location, activity of peers and friends in social media associated with the user, scheduled events, appointments, meetings, emails, instant messages, and many more.
Obschestvo S Ogranichennoy Otvetstvennostiyu "speactoit"

Selective content dissemination based on social media content analysis

A computer implemented method for selective dissemination of social media content is provided. The computer implemented method receives social media content associated with a first user at a social networking site and classifies the social media content associated with the first user into at least one social network community.
International Business Machines Corporation

Application for efficient online advertising

A method and system for people to enjoy a great digital experience, to show their support to an entity they support, to make their favorite “entity” win the contest, to buzz online as well as from the entity to improve its advertisement and commercial performance based on prized competitions. A mobile device application that allows users to participate creation contests in order to gain recognition on social media networks.

Automatic event promotion system

Embodiments include a platform and/or application configured to select an event on a first electronic site using a source device, and integrate with a presentation of the event a selector for a micropromotion application. An invitation to the event is automatically generated at the source device in response to selection of the selector.

Providing geolocation notifications to increase collaboration between users

Embodiments herein provide geolocation notifications to increase collaboration between users. Specifically, a collaboration tool is configured to receive, from a social media application, an indication of a geolocation of a first user, as well as information about an availability of the first user and an availability of a second user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Verified social media content

In an example, there is disclosed a computing apparatus, comprising: a psychological state data interface to receive psychological state data; one or more logic elements, including at least one hardware element, comprising a verification engine to: receive a requested user action; receive a psychological state input via the psychological state data interface; analyze the psychological state input; and bar the requested user action at least partly responsive to the analyzing.. .
Mcafee, Inc.

Segmenting social media users by means of life event detection and entity matching

The present disclosure relates generally to the field of segmenting social media users (such as users of a social media network) by means of life event detection (such as based upon social media messages and/or postings) and entity matching. In various embodiments, systems, methods and computer program products are provided..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and using business-aware latent topics for image captioning in social media

A method of generating a caption for a social media post is provided. The method may include receiving a social media post to be posted to a social media network; collecting reference data relevant to determining common activities occurring at a category of location associated with the social media post; inferring potential topics for captions from a topic inference model, based on the collected reference data associated with the social media post; setting parameters associated with a language model based on the inferred topic; and generating at least one caption for the social media post based on the identified language model, and the inferred topic..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

System and identifying gifts having shared interests via social media networking, user profiles and browsing data

A method and system identifying gifts having shared interests of a gifter and gift receivers based on social network connections, user profiles data and browsing data. The method includes obtaining gifter identification as gift receivers.
International Business Machines Corporation

Progress control based on transfer of layered content

Progress bar for visually indicating information about a corresponding ordered (for example), time ordered list of items (for example, clickable items representing social media posts). Some embodiments of the progress bar may include one, or more, of the following features: (i) different “interest/interaction statuses” corresponding to the list items; (ii) user interaction zones for jumping the displayed list of items to newly-created items and jumping back to a location in the list where the user was before jumping to the newly-created list items; and/or (iii) adjustable “density” progress bar icons that dynamically vary the number of list items corresponding to a single icon depending up the number of list items loaded to a mobile device..
International Business Machines Corporation

Simulated firearms entertainment system

A firearm simulation system includes multiple game play and participation options for a plurality of users in an entertainment venue located outside of a home environment. The most preferred embodiments of the present invention include options for interaction between the users to create a social experience for friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.

Sharing portions of a video

An approach is provided for sharing a portion of a video on a social media website. The approach receives a starting point associated with the video and an ending point associated with the video.
International Business Machines Corporation

Social media rating system

Apparatus for anonymous user feedback from nodes of an electronic network, comprises an attribute register comprising a plurality of attributes, of which some of the attributes may have sub-attributes. Node inputs at respective network nodes allow users of the respective nodes to vote or rate a given user at a given node by applying scores to the attributes or sub-attributes.

System and biometric authentication using social network

Techniques described herein include systems and methods for biometric authentication utilizing a dynamically updated biometric template derived from social media content of a user. In some embodiments, a service provider computer receives an authentication request that comprises biometric data provided by the user utilizing a user device.

Smart analysis for social media content

A method of analyzing social media content includes loading, into a non-volatile memory, a social profile associated with a user, sensing, through a processor, a posting to a social media topic thread, determining, through the processor, an interest level of the user in the social media topic thread, and providing, through the processor, an alert to the user to engage with the social media topic thread.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Social media rating system

System for anonymous user chat between a first anonymous user at a first network node and a second known user at a second node of an electronic network, comprises a list of users at the first node, the list including the second user; a chat control to allow the first user to select the second user from the list and initiate chat with the second user, the chat initiation being anonymous and thereby not identifying the first node or the first user.. .

Classified network bandwidth management based on customer performance in social communities

An approach is provided that allocates classified network bandwidth based on customer performance in social network communities. In the approach, a network access request from a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic estimation of geographical locations using multiple data sources

Estimating context aware information associated with a geographical location may include receiving information associated with the geographical location from a plurality of different data source. The information may be combined with social media input received via a social media server.
International Business Machines Corporation

Behavior prediction on social media using neural networks

Example implementations include a system and method of recognizing behavior of a user. In example implementations, a first post and at least one subsequent post indicative of a product and associated with a first social media account is obtained.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Identifying business online social presence with name and address using spatial filters

Methods and systems for better identifying a business's online social presence using name and address as provided. Geocoding technology is used to enhance business location information with geographic coordinates.
Pitney Bowes Inc.



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