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 Sharing television and video programming through social networking patent thumbnailSharing television and video programming through social networking
In particular embodiments, a social tv dongle receives a first video stream from a content source using a first interface and receives social content from a social-networking system using a second interface. The social tv dongle generates a modified video stream using at least the first video stream and the social content and sends the modified video stream to a display device using a third interface..
Facebook, Inc.


 Identifying groups for a social networking system user based on group characteristics and likelihood of user interaction patent thumbnailIdentifying groups for a social networking system user based on group characteristics and likelihood of user interaction
A social networking system selects a set of groups for presentation to a user of the social networking system. To select groups, the social networking system determining scores for various groups representing a likelihood of the user interacting with the groups.
Facebook, Inc.


 Risk assessment using social networking data patent thumbnailRisk assessment using social networking data
Tools, strategies, and techniques are provided for evaluating the identities of different entities to protect individual consumers, business enterprises, and other organizations from identity theft and fraud. Risks associated with various entities can be analyzed and assessed based on analysis of social network data, professional network data, or other networking connections, among other data sources.
Socure Inc.


 People directory with social privacy and contact association features patent thumbnailPeople directory with social privacy and contact association features
In one embodiment, a social networking system provides people look up service and establish anonymous communication session between users; creates contact association for future communication between users; and configures one or more privacy settings for users.. .
Facebook, Inc.


 Method and  social gaming storefront patent thumbnailMethod and social gaming storefront
A social gaming storefront allows users to play various branded games, such as virtual slot machines, in order to collect reward points which may be used to purchase products and services from a related business. Branded games are games that contain images or indicia associated with a business or entertainment property.
Saber Gaming Technologies, Llc


 Classified relation networking optimization platform in open wireless architecture (owa) mobile cloud terminal device patent thumbnailClassified relation networking optimization platform in open wireless architecture (owa) mobile cloud terminal device
A fully user-centric mobile relation networking management of business networking, personal networking and general social networking for mobile terminal device with relation networking services adaptively and securely optimized by converged wireless connections based on open wireless architecture (owa) mobile cloud infrastructure powered by mobile dna to enable highly secured relation networking with geographic location properties of mobile users and mobile devices for media contents to be delivered through business relation networking and personal relation networking as well as delivered through any on-line platforms across internet.. .

 Cognitive marketing based on social networking of positive reviewers patent thumbnailCognitive marketing based on social networking of positive reviewers
A method for online marketing provides that one or more processors receive content from an online social media site that is a review of a product of a product type. One or more processors determine a reviewer of the content that generates at least one positive review associated with the product of the product type and determines a reputation score of the reviewer based, at least in part, on the quantity of positive reviews and response data associated with the positive reviews, and one or more processors determine whether the reputation score of the reviewer of the at least one positive product review meets a predetermined threshold condition..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Managing shareable content in a social network patent thumbnailManaging shareable content in a social network
Methods are presented for managing shareable content articles in a social network. One of the methods includes receiving a plurality of articles from a publisher for access to selected users in the social network.
Google Inc.


 User unsubscription prediction method and apparatus patent thumbnailUser unsubscription prediction method and apparatus
A user unsubscription prediction method and apparatus includes obtaining service consumption feature data, position activity feature data, and social network feature data of a user within a first preset time period, where the position activity feature data refers to data related to communication between the user and each base station within the first preset time period, and the social network feature data refers to data related to communication between the user and another user in a social network within the first preset time period, and inputting the obtained service consumption feature data, position activity feature data, and social network feature data to a pretrained classifier for calculation and outputting a calculation result, where the calculation result is a user unsubscription prediction result.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Method and system for leveraging the power of one's social network in an online marketplace patent thumbnailMethod and system for leveraging the power of one's social network in an online marketplace
Methods and systems for leveraging one's social network in the context of an opportunities marketplace are described. One aspect of the invention involves integrating social networking features into an online marketplace, or exchange.
Linkedin Corporation


Systems and methods for forming a group using a dedicated database

Systems, methods, and computer program products for forming a travel group. A first travel record containing a travel reservation for a first social network user is stored in a database.
Amadeus S.a.s.

Computerized offline social recommendations

Offline social recommendation systems, interactions, interfaces, and methods are disclosed for utilizing user interests and characteristics in the generation and selection of recommendations for offline social networking. An interpersonal network manager maintains data on user characteristics and interests, and updates this data based on direct feedback and inferences drawn from various kinds of user-associated information.
Steven Wu

File processing method, file processing apparatus and electronic equipment

Embodiments of the present application provide a file processing apparatus and method and electronic equipment. The file processing apparatus includes: a first recording unit configured to post a local file in a social network, so as to form that post information to which the posted file corresponds is recorded in association with the local file; and a second recording unit configured to record a comment content in the social network related to the posted file in association with the local file according to the post information.
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Matching user input provided to an input method editor with text

A framework for improving the speed of text entry is described herein, particularly text from languages that contain characters that are pronounced similarly but have different written forms. One embodiment of the invention disambiguates the desired written form of a pronunciation based on information retrieved from an address book, social networking profile, and the like..
Successfactors, Inc.

Synchronous communication system and method

A method and computing system for providing, using one or more computing devices, a synchronous communication session for a plurality of users of a social network. A first video stream of a first user of the plurality of users is rendered within a primary viewing field associated with the synchronous communication session.
Google Inc.

Method and annotating a call

Various aspects disclosed herein are directed to different types of personal assistant techniques for facilitating call event notation, tagging, calendaring, and etc., particularly those implemented on mobile communication devices. Users of mobile devices are provided with a relatively easy way to record and organize personal notes relating to one or more selected telephone conversations conducted by the user.
Zeno Holdings Llc

Method, system and computer program product for enforcing access controls to features and subfeatures on uncontrolled web application

Embodiments disclosed herein provide feature-level access control functionality useful for enforcing access controls to features and subfeatures on uncontrolled, third party web applications such as those associated with social networking sites. Specifically, pages of uncontrolled web applications are programmatically inspected as they are accessed by users of an enterprise computing environment.
Proofpoint, Inc.

Data protection and sharing

In an approach to data protection and sharing, a computer retrieves social network data of a first user, and obtains a relationship grade between the first user and a second user, and a level associated with the personal data of the first user. Then it is determined whether the second user qualifies to access the personal data of the first user, based, at least in part, on the relationship grade and the level associated with the personal data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and processing authentication request message in a social network

The present disclosure presents a method and apparatus for processing an authentication request message in a social network. In order to resolve the problems of the inefficiency in confirming request to establish social relationship by a user and inadequacy of parameter provided for authentication under existing technologies, the present disclosure provides a method.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Systems and methods for text to social networking site to buy

Methods and systems for publishing content received via a cellular message to a social networking server to convert visitors of the published content into customers are provided. An agent executing on a device including one or more processors receives, via a cellular communication channel, a cellular message to publish content included in the cellular message to a server of a social networking web site.
Qwasi, Inc

Following data records in an information feed

Disclosed are some examples of systems, apparatus, methods, and computer program products related to automatically causing a following relationship to be established in an enterprise social networking system between a user and one or more customer relationship management (crm) records. In some implementations, a workflow is configurable at least in part by one or more selections defining one or more conditions.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

System and using social network content to determine a lifestyle category of users

Examples described herein include a computer system to obtain social network content from a user, and to analyze the social network content to determine one or more attributes. The computer system predicts a lifestyle category of the user based at least in part on the determined one or more attributes..
Health Equity Labs

System and generating challenges and awarding promotional awards through a gamified network

A system and method for generating challenges and awarding promotional awards through a gamified social network. The system and method creates a competitive challenge through a network, such as a social network, by providing challenges that have a theme, and enabling a user or a group in a network to participate in performing, evaluating, commenting, and receiving promotional awards based on achievement of the challenge.

Providing a recommendation to subscribe to a social networking profile

Various aspects of the subject technology relate to systems, methods, and machine-readable media for recommending a profile to a user of a social network are provided. A system may be configured to retrieve subscription rate information for a first profile of a social network and subscription rate information for a second profile of the social network, calculate a similarity score based on the subscription rate information for the first profile and the subscription rate information of the second profile, and provide, to a user of the social network, a recommendation to subscribe to the first profile based on the similarity score..
Google Inc.

Systems and methods for supporting patient use of a drug delivery device

Systems and methods are disclosed herein for supporting a patient's use of a drug delivery device. The patient may be associated with a support group via, for example, a social networking service for the purpose of increasing the likelihood that the patient will comply with a treatment regimen.
Amgen Inc.

Automated determination of user health profile

A computer system automates the determination of a health profile of a user based on a knowledge of the user regarding health related questions and social network content from an account of the user.. .
Health Equity Labs

Optionalization and fuzzy search on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a search query and parsing the search query to identify one or more terms to optionalize, searching one or more data stores to identify a plurality of objects, including a second set of objects associated with the online social network that matches one or more of the search terms and does not match at least one of the optionalized terms, scoring each of the identified objects, where for each object of the second set of objects the score calculated by the scoring algorithm is based on one or more fuzzy matching terms of the object corresponding to one or more optionalized terms of the search query, respectively, and sending a search-results page to the client system of the first user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Natural language management of online social network connections

Natural language management of online social network connections may comprise receiving natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions. The natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions is analyzed and features used in the user's social network interactions are determined based on the analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method, system, and storage medium for adaptive monitoring and filtering traffic to and from social networking sites

Embodiments disclosed herein provide a system, method, and computer readable storage medium storing computer instructions for implementing a socialware architecture encompassing a suite of applications for continuously and adaptively monitoring and filtering traffic to and from social networking sites, particularly useful in an enterprise computing environment. In some embodiments, an appliance may be coupled to a proxy server for providing a plurality of socialware services, including analyzing, logging, and reporting on traffic to and from social networking sites.
Proofpoint, Inc.

Social network graph inference and aggregation with portability, protected shared content, and application programs spanning multiple social networks

An application program spans a plurality of digital social networks. The application program includes an inferred digital social network.
Cognueva, Inc.

Method and system for designating and using proxies on a web based social network

A social media website which allows for a first member user to designate a proxy for actions taken on a social media website. The proxy may like or dislike posts on the social media website, or may choose to follow another member when that member posts, or take other actions, including the routing of advertising revenue, which then would also be taken on behalf of the first member.
Bounta Llc

Journaling, analysis, and archiving of electronic communications

Disclosed is a communication journaling and archival system which obtains content from social networks, handles re-authentication requirements which occur with respect to monitored users and social networks, includes content obtained from social networks in a journal and archiving system compatible with email journaling and archiving, and can be configured to send a journaled communication to multiple journal destinations and journal formats.. .
Cm2.com, Inc.

System for preemptively navigating drivers to an event created through a social network system

In one embodiment an event likely to be attended by a plurality of users of a taxi service is identified. A location of the event is determined and an end time of the event is estimated.
Juno Lab, Inc.

Apparatus and system for providing reminders and recommendations, storing personal information, memory assistance and facilitating related purchases through an interconnected social network

An automated memory reminder system, memory assistance system, gift and/or social engagement recommendation system and personal social network system are all disclosed which may be subscribed to by a user or a user may invite friends and family to participate. The personal social network comprises a smart device application and an administration panel functional algorithm called not so forgetful (nsf).
Not So Forgetful, Llc

Method and establishing and using user recommendation model in social network

A method and an apparatus for establishing and using a user recommendation model in a social network. The method includes obtaining training data from the social network, performing heterogeneous data transfer learning on the training data to learn a semanteme of the training data, establishing an association between a user and the image data by using the text data as a medium, establishing a semantic association relationship between the image data and the user according to the semanteme of the training data and the association between the user and the image data, and establishing a user recommendation model according to the semantic association relationship, where the user recommendation model includes the semantic association relationship between the image data and the user..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Automated relationship categorizer and visualizer

Aspects differentially drive the graphic display of links overlaid between people in a group photograph as a function of associated relationship type. Individuals are distinguished within the photograph and relationships are identified among the individuals that differ from one another with respect to type of relationship, by extracting relationship data via natural language processing relative to social network data of one or more of the identified individuals.
International Business Machines Corporation

Associating received contact information with user profiles stored by a social networking system

A social networking system receives contact information from a social networking system user. The received contact information is stored and associated with a user profile in the social networking system including information matching at least a portion of the stored content information.
Facebook, Inc.

Computer implemented methods and identifying topical influence in an online social network

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer-readable storage media for identifying topical influence in an online social network. In some implementations, an entity associated with a feed item is identified.
Salesforce.com, Inc.





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