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 Application platform security enforcement in cross device and ownership structures patent thumbnailApplication platform security enforcement in cross device and ownership structures
Methods and systems provide application platform security enforcement. A distributed system communicates between a plurality of remote devices and at least one secured server to facility providing a secured service.
The Toronto-dominion Bank


 Application platform security enforcement in cross device and ownership structures patent thumbnailApplication platform security enforcement in cross device and ownership structures
Methods and systems provide application platform security enforcement. A distributed system communicates between a plurality of remote devices and at least one secured server to facility providing a secured service.
The Toronto-dominion Bank


 Security control  social network user, social application device and terminal patent thumbnailSecurity control social network user, social application device and terminal
A security control method for a social network user, a social application device and a terminal are provided. The method includes: when information is exchanged between users, a local-end social application acquires the security control authority of a local-end user set by an opposite-end user, and the local-end social application controls, according to the security control authority of the local-end user, the copying operation and the screen capturing operation of the local-end user on the information exchanged..
Zte Corporation


 Characterizing and managing social network interactions patent thumbnailCharacterizing and managing social network interactions
The disclosed embodiments provide a system for facilitating interaction within a social network. During operation, the system obtains a set of attributes of a social network of a first member and a set of historic interactions in the social network.
Linkedin Corporation


 Device for implementing body fluid analysis and social networking event planning patent thumbnailDevice for implementing body fluid analysis and social networking event planning
Event planning using social networking enables an efficient implementation of planning an event, as well as minimizing network traffic and optimizing other technological aspects of life. Additional information acquired by sensors and other technology is able to improve the quality of the event planning.

 Mechanism for reputation feedback based on real time interaction patent thumbnailMechanism for reputation feedback based on real time interaction
A method for confirming that a user interacted with a resource provider before allowing the user to submit feedback associated with the resource provider is disclosed. A social network provider can query entities that are aware of the user's interaction history before activating a feedback function.
Visa International Service Assocation


 Engagement-based selection of content for member segments of social networks patent thumbnailEngagement-based selection of content for member segments of social networks
The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system calculates one or more quantiles from a distribution of historic user engagement with content within a member segment of a social network.
Linkedin Corporation


 Predicting influence in social networks patent thumbnailPredicting influence in social networks
A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for predicting influence in a social network. In one embodiment, the method comprises identifying a set of users of the social network, and identifying a subset of the users as influential users based on defined criteria.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Monitoring fitness using a mobile device patent thumbnailMonitoring fitness using a mobile device
Athletic performance monitoring and tracking may provide multiple ways in which to track athletic movement and activity. Workouts may also be tagged with various parameters including mood, weather, terrain, athletic equipment, friends used and the like.
Nike, Inc.


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


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.

Viewpoint tracking data for improved feed relevance

A system and method includes obtaining activity data of an online social networking system, the activity data including duration data indicative of a duration in which at least some of the content items has previously been displayed on other feeds of members of the online social networking system and interactions with the content items by the members. For each of the content items, a probability score of the member to interact with the content item is determined by applying a logistic regression model to the duration data and the interactions to determine, at least in part, a probability score of the member to interact with the content item and the feed is generated with at least some of the content items having an order based on the probability score for each of the at least some content items..
Linkedin Corporation

Search result snippets for structured search queries

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user of an online social network, a first structured query comprising a natural-language string generated by a context-free grammar model and references to one or more objects associated with the online social network; identifying one or more objects associated with the online social network matching the first structured query; and sending, to the client system, instructions for presenting a search-results interface comprising one or more of the search results corresponding to one or more of the identified objects, respectively, each search result comprising one or more snippets, each snippet comprising contextual information about the identified object corresponding to the search result, wherein at least one of the snippets of each search result comprises one or more references to the one or more objects referenced in the first structured query.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Statistical feature engineering of user attributes

A method trains a model for providing content items to users of a social networking system. The system generates profile vectors based on user profile information such as demographic data and personal data.
Facebook, Inc.

Monitoring fitness using a mobile device

Athletic performance monitoring and tracking may provide multiple ways in which to track athletic movement and activity. Workouts may also be tagged with various parameters including mood, weather, terrain, athletic equipment, friends used and the like.
Nike, Inc.

Develop and multiply your network at events

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to an event network engine. The event network engine determines a presence of a target member account of a social networking service within a threshold distance from a physical location during an event time range.
Linkedln Corporation

Sharing personalized entities among personal digital assistant users

Architecture that enables a user to designate acceptance to receiving social cards from other user in a social network using a personal digital assistant. A mapping component maintains the mappings of all users who have accepted to participate in card sharing and the acceptance level.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Customized presentation of event guest lists in a social networking system

A user creates an event in a social networking system specifying a location, a time, and a guest list of other users invited to the event. The social networking system generates a page associated with the event that provides information about the event and identifies whether users have responded to invitations to the event.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating business insights using beacons on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from beacons of a third-party (e.g., a business), session information for a user of an online social network. A mobile device of the user may have been in at least one wireless communication session with at least one beacon, and during the session the mobile device was proximate to the at least one beacon.
Facebook, Inc.

Location-based conversation engine for entities in a social networking system

Various embodiments include a conversation engine for facilitating a conversation between member accounts (e.g., personal accounts) and social network entities (e.g., corporate accounts) in a social networking system. The conversation engine can enable interactions between a member account and a social network entity via a messaging application when an end-user device associated with the member account is in proximity to a physical establishment associated with the social network entity.
Facebook, Inc.

Identifying groups for a social networking system user based on interactions by the user with various groups

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 determines scores for various groups representing a likelihood of the user interacting with the groups.
Facebook, Inc.

System and storing a digital receipt on a cloud for allowing a vendor to reward a purchaser for obtaining the digital receipt

A system and method for storing a digital receipt on a cloud for allowing a vendor to reward a purchaser for obtaining the digital receipt. The vendor and purchaser complete a transaction.

Candidate selection for job search ranking

An online social networking system receives a job search query from a member, and retrieves job postings from a database. The system applies a first scoring model to the retrieved job postings, thereby generating a first coarse ranking of the retrieved job postings.
Linkedln Corporation

Method and system for streamlining voting process

A method and system for streamlining a voting process performed by a web application is provided. As the web application may require that a voting action is effectuated after the user is registered to vote and also has supplied valid credentials, a voting application may be configured to intercept a request from a user to effectuate voting process directed to the web application, access credentials of the user stored by the web-based social networking application, and provide these credentials to the web application, such that the web application can process the request to effectuate voting process by registering the user to vote and storing the vote information for the user..
Ebay Inc.

Providing access to a private resource in an enterprise social networking system

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer readable storage media for providing access to a private resource in an enterprise social networking system. One or more servers may receive a request for access to a private resource to be granted to a user from a publisher.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Interest based content distribution

The disclosed embodiments relate to systems and methods for efficiently distributing content among a plurality of users which may be used to implement a social networking service. Content items, which may include “posts” submitted by one user, e.g.
Tic Talking Holdings Inc.

Determining key concepts in documents based on a universal concept graph

A machine may be configured to determining key concepts in documents. For example, the machine accesses a universal concept graph that includes a first set of nodes that represent concept phrases derived from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns) and external documents that are external to the sns, and a first set of edges that connect a plurality of nodes of the first set of nodes.
Linkedln Corporation

Method and system for connecting people in a social network

A system and method for connecting people in a social network using information from a user's digital address book. A social network member can friend a contact and be friended by a contact if she is in that contact's address book.
Wallrust, Inc.

Systems and methods for synchronizing media asset playback on multiple devices

Systems and methods are described herein for recommending media assets for a group. A media guidance application may generate recommendations for media assets along with indications of other users that may be interested in consuming the media asset.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

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.. .

Database attack detection tool

The disclosed techniques provide systems and methods for detecting coordinated attacks on social networking databases containing personal end-user data. More specifically, various advanced persistent threat (apt) detection procedures are described that explore the commonality between specific targets of various private data accesses.
Facebook, Inc.

Displaying a feed of content in a social networking system

A social networking system provides a content feed to a client device associated with the user of a social networking system, the content feed including a plurality of content items. The social networking system identifies a read section and an unread section of the content feed.
Facebook, Inc.

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.

System and health providers to deliver programs to individuals

The disclosure recites a system and method for managing relationships among records in a database of services provided by health professionals and users. The method comprises: creating and maintaining a first set of records in the database for a user, the first set of records including fields for a name, contact information and a goal; creating and maintaining a second set of records in the database for health professional records in the second set including fields for a name, programs and activities; analyzing the database to identify a set of health professional records in the second set of records that match the goal in the first set; generating and sending a set of programs offered by the set of health professionals to an account associated with the user; and track progression of a selected program in a network, such as a social network..
League, Inc.

Episodic social networks

Systems and methods for delivering augmented user information are provided. A method includes receiving a request for augmented information regarding an entity and obtaining an entity profile for the entity based on activity data from at least one data source and corresponding to one or more activities associated with the entity, the entity profile comprising temporal activity data and non-temporal activity data for the activities.
The Quantum Group, Inc.

Social campaign network and dynamic content delivery in same

An engine, system and method for a domain social network that interconnects internet users with at least domains owned by or of interest to those internet users, and that may obtain and/or forward obtained dynamic data regarding those domains automatically, such as by web service or email service. The dynamic data may be used to filter and protect content and data of the respective domains, to protect users by identifying low quality web pages or malicious software or pages, to isolate or improve search results regarding the domain, and/or to improve internet-based transaction flow, such as the creation of advertising..

Intelligent share queuing

Techniques for publishing content on the online social network during a determined time interval are described. A publisher can receive, from a device of a user, a first content to publish on an online social network.
Linkedin Corporation

Automated processing of online social networking data for integration with an inventory management system

There is provided a system and method of automated processing of online social networking data for integration with an inventory management system. A merchant or other selling entity may post data to a social networking platform, where the posted data includes an item for sale.
Paypal, Inc

Method and system for providing a shopping cart with feedback information generated by user social network connections

A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and computer-implemented method for automatically providing item feedback information during the checkout process is provided. Feedback information related to one or more items added to an electronic shopping cart of a user is obtained.
Ebay Inc.

Dynamic reverse royalty allocation systems and methods

Example devices, systems, and methods are provided for dynamic reward allocation among an online community of users performing collaborative online user actions. One example method involves monitoring user activity in a plurality of electronic publishing platforms including a crowdfunding platform and a social networking platform.
Kulabrands, Inc.

Automatically prepopulating answers to questions contained in a computerized document

In an example embodiment, a questionnaire mapping record uniquely corresponding to a computerized document is retrieved, the questionnaire mapping record containing one or more question records, each of the one or more question records uniquely corresponding to a different question contained in the computer document and containing a mapping to a normalized question record containing a normalized version of the corresponding question. Then, for each of the question records in the questionnaire mapping record, a no normalized question record identified in the mapping in the question record corresponding to the question is obtained and one or more handling strategy rules contained in the normalized question record are executed to automatically obtain and format information needed to prepopulate an answer to the question, the executing including retrieving information from a member profile corresponding to the member from the social networking service in accordance with the data retrieval rule..
Linkedin Corporation

Ranking test framework for search results on an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a first set of scored results received from a client system of a first user, the first set of scored results including: one or more results, each having a rank with respect to the other results, generated by a first search algorithm, and one or more scores inputted by the first user corresponding to the results. The method includes calculating a discounted cumulative gain for each scored result based on the rank and score of the result.
Facebook, Inc.

Sentiment rating system and method

A sentiment rating system adapted to processing website(s) to determine key phrases descriptive of items presented therein; mining one or more social posts (e.g. From social networks), which are indicative of the key phrases; processing the social posts to determine sentiment values expressed therein in relation to the key phrases; and based on the one or more sentiment values determine sentiment score for the key phrases.
Feelter Sales Tools Ltd

Expert detection in social networks

Aspects of the technology described herein detect experts in social networks. Experts may be identified within social networks using social network data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Member quality score

System and methods for calculating member quality are disclosed. A social networking system, for a respective member in a plurality of members, retrieves a member profile associated with the respective member from the member profile data.
Linkedln Corporation

Modifying structured search queries on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a query input from a client system comprising one or more n-grams, sending instructions for presenting one or more suggested modifications for the query input, each suggested modification comprising references to one or more objects associated with the online social network, receiving an indication of a selection of one of the suggested modifications, parsing the query input and the selected suggested modification using a context-free grammar model to generate an executable query command, and sending instructions to the client system for presenting one or more search results corresponding to the query command.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Generative grammar models for effective promotion and advertising

A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program and a computer-implemented method for creating messages using generative grammar models is presented. Consistent with some embodiments, the method may include receiving a request to generate a message, which in an example embodiment is to be published to a social network platform.
Ebay Inc.

Utilizing a social network account to provide additional functionality to a gaming network account

A method to provide additional gaming network functionality links a user's gaming network identity with the user's social network identity. Linkage of the user's gaming network and social network identities establishes a two way communication link by which a gaming (social) network service can obtain information from, and send information to, a social (gaming) network service on behalf of the user.
Apple Inc.

Energy efficient data handling for mobile devices

The techniques described herein reduce a rate at which a mobile device consumes energy when receiving, processing and storing data events (e.g., emails, instant messages, social networking messages and notifications, etc.). In various embodiments, the techniques may be implemented in accordance with a connected standby mode of operation for the mobile device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Graph framework using heterogeneous social networks

In an example embodiment, a supervised machine learning algorithm is used to train a communication reply score model based on an extracted first set of features and second set of features from social networking service member profiles and activity and usage information. When a plurality of member search results is to be displayed, for the member identified in each of the plurality of member search results, the member profile corresponding to the member is parsed to extract a third set of one or more features from the member profile, activity and usage information pertaining to actions taken by the members on the social networking service is parsed to extract a fourth set of one or more features, and the extracted third set of features and fourth set of features is inputted into the communication reply score model to generate a communication reply score, which is displayed visually to a searcher..
Linkedin Corporation

Techniques for ascribing social attributes to content

Techniques for ascribing social attributes to content items and for selecting content to display in a content feed are described. According to various embodiments, accessing one or more content items accessible via a network are accessed, each of the content items having received one or more social activity signals.
Linkedin Corporation

Social network and apps card

This invention relates to a square with rounded angles smart card, in a non-conventional size, with a plurality of electronic circuits embedded in a specified pattern and assigned to different functionalities. This smart card with the means of a wired or contactless reader-writer apparatus, can be used for commercial, business or payment transactions and offers a number of advantages versus the old cards..

Context-based smartphone sensor logic

Methods employ sensors in portable devices (e.g., smartphones) both to sense content information (e.g., audio and imagery) and context information. Device processing is desirably dependent on both.
Digimarc Corporation

Categorizing social network objects based on user affiliations

Groups of users of a social networking system are categorized based on their association with a type of malicious activity. A set of predetermined malicious groups is identified.
Facebook, Inc.

Rubix system

This invention relates to a method for facilitating a communication between an inventor or product developer and an investor through an online platform such as social networking platform websites, online invention marketplace. Further, the method allows the inventor to submit an idea to the online platform.

Inferring service opportunities

A system and method for inferring service opportunities are provided. In example embodiments, a member event associated with a particular member of a social networking service is detected.
Linkedin Corporation

Inferring service providers

A system and method for inferring service providers are provided. In example embodiments, member data of members of a social networking service is accessed.
Linkedin Corporation

Method and organizing a cooperative job search

The present invention is a method and apparatus for providing support for job searchers through a social network. Based on a series of inputs, users are assigned to groups in which they support one another in their job search.
Postlaude, Llc

Generating and managing portfolio of activities on a social networking platform

A social networking platform allows members to add portfolio objects including accomplishments and journeys. Each portfolio object may associated with a category.

Security encoding and decoding digital content

Systems and methods may be provided for masking data on public networks, such as social networking sites. At a publishing node, the system may monitor data input fields in a webpage, and intercept and encode content, such as text, images, and video input at the data input fields, prior to the content being posted online on a public service provider's website.
Wave Systems, Corp.

Method and apparatus to identify outliers in social networks

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a process that reduces a sampling size of a total population of on-line social network users based on a comparison of seed information to a population of on-line social network users. The reduced sampling of on-line social network users is compared to a social graph of the on-line social network users, wherein the social graph is obtained from an algorithm applied to the reduced sampling of the on-line social network users.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Universal concept graph for a social networking service

A machine may be configured to generate a universal concept graph. For example, the machine generates an internal set of concept phrases based on an internal dataset including content from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns).
Linkedln Corporation

Remote management of virtual app lifecycle based on context and social network activities

Systems and methods for managing app lifecycles on a user device. A device context and a social context are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Proximity based social networking cross-reference to related application

A system and method for proximity based social networking is disclosed between mobile computing devices each having a short range communication (src) device using near field magnetic induction. The src devices can include at least two antennas to provide magnetic induction diversity.
Freelinc Technologies Inc.

Systems and methods for substituting references to content

Techniques for substituting references to content shared within the social networking system. In an embodiment, a first reference to a first version of content is received.
Facebook, Inc.

System and validating users using social network information

A system and method uses any or all of information of a user and/or user's activity at a second web site, information of the user's friends or other connections at the second web site, or registration information of the user, to determine whether to allow the user to communicate with other users of a first web site, prevent the user from communicating with other users of the first web site, or monitor the user's communications and allow or prevent the user from further communication based on the monitored communications at the first web site.. .
Zoosk, Inc.

Photo-sharing or exposure enabling social networking system.

This is a novel system and method(s) that provides a means for a social networking site by utilizing a photograph and posting the photograph on a storefront window or any window that can be posted on. The photograph may depict a user.

Social information management method and system adapted thereto

A social information management method and system designate a plurality of mobile devices as a group list of mobile devices that share the information based on a social network; create social information in a mobile device, by registering an item selected or input to the mobile device while the mobile device operates a user function; and shares the social information with the mobile devices in the information sharing group list.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Generating content for a virtual reality system

The disclosure includes a system and method for generating virtual reality content. For example, the disclosure includes a method for generating virtual reality content that includes a stream of three-dimensional video data and a stream of three-dimensional audio data with a processor-based computing device programmed to perform the generating, providing the virtual reality content to a user, detecting a location of the user's gaze at the virtual reality content, and suggesting an advertisement based on the location of the user's gaze.
Jaunt Inc.

Generating content for a virtual reality system

The disclosure includes a system and method for generating virtual reality content. For example, the disclosure includes a method for generating virtual reality content that includes a stream of three-dimensional video data and a stream of three-dimensional audio data with a processor-based computing device programmed to perform the generating, providing the virtual reality content to a user, detecting a location of the user's gaze at the virtual reality content, and suggesting an advertisement based on the location of the user's gaze.
Jaunt Inc.

Communicating plans for users of a social networking system

Exemplary systems and methods for calendaring are provided. Exemplary systems include a natural language receiving component configured to receive a natural language entry corresponding to a future status, a calendar generation engine configured to create a calendar entry based on the natural language entry, a social network database configured for accessing and querying by the calendar generation engine, a privacy component configured to receive a privacy setting indicating a person who is approved to view the calendar entry, and a display module configured to display the calendar entry on a calendar.
Facebook, Inc.

Social-based spelling correction for online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes, receiving, from a client system of a user, a search query including n-grams. The method includes associating each n-gram with verticals based on an analysis of the n-grams by language models.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and displaying and categorizing news feed posts

Categorizing, colorizing, saving and visually filtering the content and appearance, of a live news feed, within a business or social network. The method involves categorizing information, photos, video and the like, prior to posting it within the live news feed.

Message content delivery based on user interactions

Individual user interactions with a social networking site, which indicate user engagement with particular commercial media content, can be tracked. User group data is generated from the user interactions.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments a social networking system captures data associated with video content provided to a first user of a social-networking system, identifies, using the captured data, the video content provided to the first user, and updates a graph of the social-networking system to associate the first user with the identified video content. The graph of the social-networking system has a plurality of nodes and edges connecting the nodes.
Facebook, Inc.

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments, one or more computer systems of a social-networking system determine identities of one or more users in proximity to a display device and query a social graph of the social-networking system for social content associated with the determined identities. The social graph includes nodes and edges connecting the nodes.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for video-conference network system suitable for scalable, automatable, private tele-consultation service

A multi-party conference system for multi-media multi-party conference communication, includes one or more multi-media encoding/decoding modules to support processing/transcoding multi-media text/file/audio/video for conferencing communication; code for retrieving a plurality of communication attributes for a peer client used by a user to log in and stay present, wherein said client program is an end-user program or a user's proxy program, and wherein said program is configured with privilege access to a list of public known routers; code for processing the communication attributes profile for said clients coupled with validation through executing dynamic ip address learning techniques to determine an addressing mode for each said client, wherein said addressing mode is a private addressing mode (associated with nated type), or a “privilege” addressing mode (associated with privileged nated type); and code for cross-domain communication to other systems in other social network addressing domains coupled with other social network processing systems.. .
Instamedica Inc.

System and hosting a social networking website having a theme of achievement

A social networking website is themed toward achievements and/or accomplishments of users. As such, the social network may provide users with a unitary platform over which users can share a variety of different accomplishments of a variety of different accomplishment types, in a variety of categories, and/or involving a variety of different entities.
Bimodal Llc

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.

Social proximity payments

An application or app on a payer's mobile device is used to discover people known to the user and who are in close proximity to the user at the time of a payment request. Discovery can be through searching contact lists and/or social networks of the payer and/or through the payer device discovering contacts around the payer and then searching the payer's contact or social network list to see if there are any matches.
Paypal, Inc.

Finding users in a social network based on document content

A method finds people within a network of people who are interested in the same topic. Individual user profiles, for people within the network of people based upon concepts featured in documents consumed by said people so that the individual user profiles include user-specific concepts, are provided in a database.
Inform, Inc.

Search client context on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system, a query inputted by a first user at a search client, the search client being associated with context data from a page associated with the search client. The context data identifies: a type of the page associated with the search client, a social context of the page associated with the search client, and a threshold number of search results for display.
Facebook, Inc.

Using combined coefficients for viral action optimization in an on-line social network

A news feed system provided with an on-line social network system determines that a news feed is to be constructed for a viewer. The news feed system accesses the viewer's profile and other information associated with the viewer, accesses an inventory of activities that have been identified as potentially of interest to the viewer, and calculates relevance score for each item inventory of activities using the combined coefficients methodology.
Linkedin Corporation

Combined predictions methodology

A news feed system provided with an on-line social network system determines that a news feed is to be constructed for a viewer. The news feed system accesses the viewer's profile and other information associated with the viewer, accesses an inventory of activities that have been identified as potentially of interest to the viewer, and calculates relevance score for each item inventory of activities using the combined predictions methodology.
Linkedin Corporation

Methods, systems, and products for social alerts

Alerts are processed based on social networks. A person's contact information, as an example, may be associated with a social network.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Caller identification using communication network information

In one embodiment, a social networking system determines a user identifier of a caller placing a call to a receiving user based on the call's phone number, accesses one or more data stores for information associated with the caller, and present to the receiving user the information associated with the caller.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods of audit trailing of data incorporation

The technology disclosed further relates to tracking and measuring reputation of product models in consumer markets. In particular, it relates to assembling consumer feedback on the product models from online social networks and service records of the product models and applying sentiment analysis on the consumer feedback..

Systems and methods for timely propagation of network content

A content propagation system includes processors, memory storing user activity data and interaction data on a social network, and a content propagation engine configured to receive an indication of a share event from the sharing user, the share event including a content item, identify a plurality of target users for the share event, identify a plurality of time blocks, compute an activity value for each target user of the plurality of target users, and for each time block of the plurality of time blocks, the activity value is based on the user activity data, compute an engagement value for each target user based at least in part on the interaction data, determine a share time based at least in part on the plurality of activity values and the plurality of engagement values, and publish the content item to the plurality of target users at the share time.. .
Linkedin Corporation

Organizing location-based social network communities

According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for creating a social network service (sns) community is provided. The method may include receiving a message from a user associated with an sns.
International Business Machines Corporation

Self-adaptive control system for dynamic capacity management of latency-sensitive application servers

A self-adaptive control system based on proportional-integral (pi) control theory for dynamic capacity management of latency-sensitive application servers (e.g., application servers associated with a social networking application) are disclosed. A centralized controller of the system can adapt to changes in request rates, changes in application and/or system behaviors, underlying hardware upgrades, etc., by scaling the capacity of a cluster up or down so that just the right amount of capacity is maintained at any time.
Facebook, Inc.

Managing multiple messages

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for managing multiple messages. In one example, a method includes determining a message transmission frequency threshold for a member of an online social networking service using responses from the member; receiving a message that is to be transmitted to the member; storing the message, without transmitting the message to the member, in a digest of messages for the member; and transmitting the digest to the member response to a send score for the digest exceeding a send score threshold, the send score calculated using the number of messages in the digest..
Linkedin Corporation

Synchronous communication

A method and computing system for receiving, using one or more computing devices, a discrete video stream from each of a plurality of users of a social network, resulting in a plurality of discrete video streams. A synchronous communication session is provided for the plurality of users based, at least in part, upon the plurality of discrete video streams.
Google Inc.

Method and system for socializing events

An example of a method includes determining, electronically, a social network associated with a user in response to the user visiting a web page. Further, the method includes determining, electronically, a first buddy of the user on the social network.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Computer-vision content detection for connecting objects in media to users

Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to detecting objects in user-uploaded multimedia such as photos and videos, determining the location at which the media was captured, inferring a set of users of a social network who were physically present at the time and place of capture, and pushing remarketing content to the set of inferred users for the detected objects, or alternatively, the competitors of the detected concepts.. .
Facebook, Inc.

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.

Determining influence in a social networking system

An influence metric describing the influence of a social networking system object on social networking system users is determined based on affinities between the users and the object. For example, affinities between the associated users and the object are combined to determine the influence metric.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for using social networks to verify entity affiliations and identities

Login credentials for at least one website, such as a social networking website, are received from a user purporting to act on behalf of an entity, for example, in the context of registering the entity with a system for electronic bill payment. Social data relating to the entity is retrieved from the websites using the login credentials.
Bill.com, Inc.

System and machine learning based user application

The invention synthesizes a social network, electronic commerce (including performance based advertisement and electronic payment), a mobile internet device and a machine learning algorithm(s), utilizing a classical computer or a quantum computer enhanced machine learning algorithm(s), utilizing a quantum computer. The synthesized social commerce further dynamically integrates stored information, real time information and real time information/data/image(s) from an object/array of objects (internet of things (iot)).

Entity-aware features for personalized job search ranking

In an example, a plurality of member profiles in a social networking service are obtained, each member profile identifying a member and listing one or more skills the corresponding member has explicitly added to the member profile, the one or more skills indicating a proficiency by the member in the corresponding skill. A members-skills matrix is formed, wherein each cell in the matrix is assigned a value based on whether the corresponding member has the corresponding skill.
Linkedin Corporation

Learning a ranking model using interactions of a user with a jobs list

Learning to rank modeling in the context of an on-line social network is described. A learning to rank model can learn from pairwise preference (e.g., job posting a is more relevant than job posting b for a particular member profile) thus directly optimizing for the rank order of job postings for each member profile.
Linkedin Corporation

Aggregated job poster value

System and method are described for determining an aggregated job poster value (jpv) for a job posting entity in an on-line social network system. Jpv represents a value that is still owed to the associated job posting entity at a certain point in time with respect to a particular job posting.
Linkedin Corporation

Quantifying job poster value

A jpv calculator is described for quantifying a job poster value for a particular job posting at a certain point in time, in the context of an on-line social network system. A job poster value (jpv) represents a value that is still owed to the associated job posting entity at a certain point in time with respect to a particular job posting.
Linkedin Corporation

Using job poster value in job recommendations

System and method are described for determining whether a job posting is to be presented to a member of an on-line social network system. A jpv calculator determines a job poster value for the job posting at a certain point in time, in the context of the on-line social network system.
Linkedin Corporation

Social drone

The invention discloses a waitressing drone that brings drinks to people at the restaurant, and the orders are identified from the facebook photo of the user, that the drone displays when making the delivery. The invention facilitates the interaction with humans and drones via the social network.

Social drone

The invention discloses a waitressing drone that brings drinks to people at the restaurant, and the orders are identified from the facebook photo of the user, that the drone displays when making the delivery. The invention facilitates the interaction with humans and drones via the social network.

Social drone

The invention discloses a waitressing drone that brings drinks to people at the restaurant, and the orders are identified from the facebook photo of the user, that the drone displays when making the delivery. The invention facilitates the interaction with humans and drones via the social network.

Social networking data processing system based on communication framework with subject matter experts to improve web analytics analysis

A social networking-based web analytics data processing system having subject matter expert (sme) cognitive capability includes a data report dashboard module, and a rating module. The data report dashboard module includes an electronic hardware controller to generate an initial web analytics data report and to generate at least one inquiry associated with at least one abnormality included in the initial web analytics data report.
International Business Machines Corporation

Member feature sets, group feature sets and trained coefficients for recommending relevant groups

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein to a group relevance engine that generates, for a group in a social network, an aggregate group feature based on a common attribute shared amongst member accounts currently subscribed to the group. The group relevance engine identifies an account feature corresponding to the common attribute in a profile of a target member account.
Linkedin Corporation

Member feature sets, discussion feature sets and trained coefficients for recommending relevant discussions

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein to a discussion relevance engine that filters a plurality of discussions in a social network to identify a discussion pool. The discussion relevance engine identifies a plurality of eligible discussions in the discussion pool, wherein each eligible discussion corresponds to a respective social network member group to which a target member account has previously subscribed.
Linkedin Corporation

Assigning social networking system users to households

Users of a social networking system are assigned to households using prediction models that rely, in part, on user profile information and social graph data. Information about users may be received by a social networking system through various channels (e.g., declared/profile information, user history, ip addresses, global positioning system (gps) data from check-in events and/or continuously provided by mobile devices, external household information, and/or social information).
Facebook, Inc.

Quotations-modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a plurality of communications, each communication being associated with a particular content item and including a text of the communication; extracting, for each of the communications, quotations from the text of the communication; determining, for each extracted quotation, partitions of the quotation; grouping the extracted quotations into clusters based on a respective degree of similarity among their respective partitions; calculating a cluster-score for each cluster based on a frequency of occurrence of partitions of quotations in the cluster in the communications; and generating a quotations-module comprising representative quotations, each representative quotation being a quotation from a cluster having a cluster-score greater than a threshold cluster-score.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic event detection system and method

A method for dynamic event detection based on content from a set of social networking systems including receiving content from the set of social networking systems, identifying a plurality of content associated with a geofence, the content that was generated within a predetermined time period, determining feature values from the plurality of content for each of a set of features, determining an event probability for the geofence based on the feature values, and detecting an event within the geofence in response to the event probability exceeding a threshold event probability.. .
Banjo, Inc.

Search-results interfaces for content-item-specific modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user, a request associated with a particular content item; identifying communications authored by one or more users, each identified communication being associated with the particular content item; generating one or more search-results modules related to the particular content item, each search-results module being of a particular module type, wherein each search-results module includes information from a subset of the identified communications, the information corresponding to the particular module type of the search-results module, and wherein a number of communications in the subset of the identified communications including each search-results module is greater than a module-specific threshold number of communications; and sending, to the client system, a search-results interface comprising one or more of the search-results modules.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Tag suggestions for images on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes sending, from a client system of a first user to a server of an online social network, an image portraying at least a first person and determining, for each user in a first set of users, a facial-recognition score with respect to the first person portrayed in the image. The facial-recognition score is based at least in part on a facial-representation associated with the user being compared with the image.
Facebook, Inc.

Grammar model for search queries

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a text query inputted by a first user, identifying objects associated with the online social network, each identified object having a name string matching at least in part a portion of the text query, determining a probability score for each identified object that the identified object corresponds to a respective portion of the text query, selecting one or more of the identified objects based on the probability score of the identified object, identifying one or more grammars of a grammar model, each identified grammar having query tokens corresponding to at least one of the selected objects, and sending instructions for presenting suggested queries to the first user, each suggested query comprising the text string, a query token corresponding to one of the selected objects, and one or more additional query tokens of the identified grammar corresponding to the respective selected object.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Mentions-modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a plurality of communications, each communication being associated with a particular content item and including a text of the communication; extracting, for each of the communications, n-grams from the text of the communication; identifying mention-terms from the extracted n-grams, each mention-term being a noun-phrase; calculating a term-score for each mention-term based on a frequency of occurrence of the mention-term in the communications; and generating a mentions-module including mentions, each mention including a mention-term having a term-score greater than a threshold term-score and text from communications comprising the mention-term.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Sentiment-modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a plurality of communications, each communication being associated with a particular content item and including a text of the communication; calculating, for each of the communications, sentiment-scores corresponding to sentiments, wherein each sentiment-score is based on a degree to which n-grams of the text of the communication match sentiment-words associated with the sentiments; determining, for each of the communications, an overall sentiment for the communication based on the calculated sentiment-scores for the communication; calculating sentiment levels for the particular content item corresponding sentiments, each sentiment level being based on a total number of communications determined to have the overall sentiment of the sentiment level; and generating a sentiments-module including sentiment-representations corresponding to overall sentiments having sentiment levels greater than a threshold sentiment level.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for recommendation of topical authorities

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine one or more respective topics of interest for at least some users of a social networking system. At least some of the topics can be propagated to at least a first user, wherein the propagated topics were determined to be of interest to users that follow the first user in the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Identifying expanding hashtags in a message

A social networking system receives messages from users that include hashtags. The social networking system may use a natural language model to identify terms in the hashtag corresponding to words or phrases of the hashtag.
Facebook, Inc.

Populating documents with user-related information

One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for generating a document pre-populated with user-based information. A user's authorized social network can be mined for user-based information.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Interactive venue seat map

Methods and systems provide an interactive venue seat map that shows where a user's contacts or friends are sitting to help the user select seats when purchasing tickets for an event, such as a concert or sporting event. The tickets can be purchased from an online ticket seller, such as stubhub, inc.
Stubhub, Inc.

Compact visualization into aggregated events in social collaboration programs

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for applying social collaboration programs. Within a social network setting, a user can be connected to other users within the social network setting.
International Business Machines Corporation

Identifying gateway members between groups in social networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for facilitating interaction within a social network. During operation, the system obtains a graph of a social network, wherein the graph includes a set of nodes representing members of the social network and a set of edges representing relationships between pairs of the members.
Linkedin Corporation

Social networking system which provides location information of related users

Systems, methods, apparatus and software have been discovered for use by individual users to monitor the geographic location of other people or assets with some relationship to the user. Once some manner of location information is determined, users have the ability to describe that location in various ways and control how that information is shared with other users..
Chemtron Research Llc

Adding paid links to media captions in a social networking system

An online system enables users to post media content items, comprising images or videos, for display to other users of the system. The online system receives media content from a posting user that is associated with a caption including text content.
Facebook, Inc.

Promotion unit for page advertisements

A social networking system generates and displays page promotion units to viewing users of the social networking system. The page promotion unit provides content to the viewing user to promote advertisement of a page that the viewing user administers or advertises for.
Facebook, Inc.

Automatically generating an electronic presentation from labor market data

This disclosure is directed to a social networking server that includes different engines and databases to support the generation of visually meaningful electronic presentations that present member-provided data in one or more graphical and understandable charts and graphs. An electronic presentation includes one or more electronic documents where various ones of the electronic documents are generated from templates that specify the “look-and-feel” for a given type of electronic document.
Linkedln Corporation

System and managing mobile communications

A device to automatically provide differing information levels according to a predetermined social hierarchy includes a memory and a processor. The memory stores social templates corresponding to unique social signatures and being selectable to provide, for each level of the predetermined social hierarchy, a corresponding differing amount of information to each member of the predetermined social hierarchy and/or a social networking service.
E.digital Corporation

Audience reach of different online advertising publishers

An advertisement impression management system receives an audience list that identifies a set of users associated with an interest topic. The system also identifies whether users associated with advertisements displayed by advertising publishers are in the received audience list.
Facebook, Inc.

Bridging skills gap

This disclosure provides for a social networking server that helps a member of a social networking service find a bridge between his or her current skill set and skills associated with a job listed on the social networking service. The social networking server forms a skills graph for the members of the social networking service, where nodes of the skills graph correspond to skills possessed by the members.
Linkedin Corporation

Social networking system for organization management

A computer implemented method and system for managing an organization in a virtual social network environment provides an organization management platform accessible to employees and clients over a communication network. The organization management platform acquires target goal criteria of the organization via a graphical user interface over the communication network, and creates multiple organizational groups based on the target goal criteria.
Vantage Agora Inc.

Online social networking system

A system and method for enabling users on an electronic social network to evaluate other users for purposes of establishing an affinity between the users prior to meeting. A plurality of candidate users individually create candidate user profiles and record candidate user recordings.

Presenting suggestion content in reaction to content generation

Content is presented to a user in reaction to the user generating content on an online system, such as a social networking system. A user with a role associated with a page provides content to the system to deliver to users of the system.
Facebook, Inc.

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.

Predicted travel intent

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for providing a recommendation and/or a travel interface based upon a predicted travel intent. For example, a set of user signals (e.g., search queries, calendar information, social network data, etc.) may be evaluated to determine the predicted travel intent for a user to travel to a destination.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Protective case for adding wireless functionality to a handheld electronic device

A protective case for an electronic device may comprise a wireless adaptor for adding wireless capabilities, including support of additional wireless communication protocols, to the electronic device. The system may enable, for example, location based services functions, social networking functions, and messaging functions..
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.

Session management for internet of things devices

The disclosure is directed to security management in communications involving computing devices, e.g. Internet of things (iot) devices.
Facebook, Inc.

System and improved social networking

A geographically defined social network is provided, the network including a personal communications device; a means for detection of data regarding a first networked user based on a predetermined geographic condition, and a means for delivery of said data regarding said first networked user to a second networked user in response to a geographically-defined user request. Other, “layered” options in which information originally concealed by the first user can be selectively revealed to subsequent users, and a wide variety of selection and data distribution criteria are also provided..

Splitting message channels

Various embodiments include a social networking system capable of configuring message channel requests based on a browser cookie and url subdomain. For example, the social networking system can extract a user identifier from a browser cookie of a web browser on the requesting device.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for flexible follow semantics for business objects

The technology disclosed describes systems and methods for generating and utilizing flexible follow semantics for business objects in an enterprise social network—efficiently optimizing the follow semantics for the business objects using follow-models designed to optimize feeds for relevance and usefulness, in a multi-tenant environment. The technology disclosed further relates to managing digital data for a plurality of tenants to software instances, each tenant of the plurality of tenants comprising a group of users who share a common access with a specific set of privileges to a software instance of at least one application.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Security social networking

Data may be masked on public networks, such as social networking sites. At a publishing node, the system may monitor data input fields in a webpage that are processed by an internet browser.
Wave Systems Corp.

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.

Generating answers to questions using information posted by users on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes a method comprising, by one or more computing devices of an online social network, receiving, from a client system of a first user of the online social network, a post that is parsed to identify a query, identifying one or more topics and one or more query-domains matching the query, searching an answers-index to identify one or more query-answer sets responsive to the query and matching at least one of the identified topics and at least one of the identified domains, searching, for each entity identified in each query-answer set, a posts-index to identify one or more comments corresponding to the identified entity, calculating a score for each comment based on social signals associated with the comment, and sending, to the client system of the first user, a suggested-answers page including references to each comment having a score greater than a threshold score.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Typeahead intent icons and snippets on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a query input from the first user. The method includes generating a plurality of suggested queries based at least in part on the query input, each suggested query being of a particular query-type of a plurality of query-types.
Facebook, Inc.

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

Media and location based social network

A method may include receiving from a first device: a media file; data comprising information identifying a location associated with the media file; storing the media file and data in a database; receiving from a second device information identifying a location of the second device; determining a geographic radius of the second device based upon user selection; determining if one or more media files stored in the database are associated with a location in the geographic radius of the second device; and sending the one or more media files to the second device.. .
Motormouth, Llc

Determining phrase objects based on received user input context information

A composer interface allows a user to provide input, such as text data, to the social networking system. To reduce the number of inputs for a user to provide to the social networking system, one or more phrase objects are presented to the user when providing input.
Facebook, Inc.

Drone device security system

A fact checking system utilizes social networking information and analyzes and determines the factual accuracy of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with source information. The social networking fact checking system automatically monitors information, processes the information, fact checks the information and/or provides a status of the information, including automatically modifying a web page to include the fact check results.

Drone device security system

A fact checking system utilizes social networking information and analyzes and determines the factual accuracy of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with source information. The social networking fact checking system automatically monitors information, processes the information, fact checks the information and/or provides a status of the information, including automatically modifying a web page to include the fact check results.

Dynamic user-defined check-in points

Techniques and systems are disclosed for enhancing the flexibility and resiliency of mobile social networking platforms. Techniques enable dynamic, user-defined check-in points with mobile devices so that users may define ad hoc, location-based communities.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Identification of low-quality place-entities on online social networks

In one embodiment, an online social network accesses a social graph that includes a number of place-entity nodes each corresponding to a place-entity, and a number of user nodes each corresponding to a user. A heterogeneous graph is generated based on the place-entity nodes, user nodes, and n-gram nodes, each n-gram node corresponding to an n-gram in the name of at least one place-entity.
Facebook, Inc.

Mobile device enabled robotic system

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) equipped with sensor modules and mobile devices (including smartphone, tablet) running intelligent software for autonomous navigation, onboard computer vision, communication, and robotic social networks, is disclosed herein.. .
Purdue Research Foundation

Pivot interface element for a messaging system

Exemplary embodiments relate to messaging, and in particular address several aspects of initiating a group conversation. When a user interacts with a messaging system, the system determines whether it is likely that the user intends to start a group conversation or a one-to-one conversation.
Facebook, Inc.

Automated social network introductions for e-meetings

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for automated social networking for e-meetings. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for automated social networking for e-meetings is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Computer implemented methods and sharing data of an information feed of an online social network

Methods, apparatus, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for sharing data of an online social network. In some implementations, a selection of data of an information feed is received.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Social network application for real estate

A mobile app for streamlining real estate transactions operable for customers, agents, and real estate managers.. .

Information visualization method and intelligent visual analysis system based on text curriculum vitae information

The present invention discloses an information visualization method and an intelligent visual analytics system for visualizing information in text resume. The method includes: 1) conducting quantitative calculation on experience data for each text resume to obtain a growth trajectory sequence and visualizing such sequence; 2) selecting the growth trajectory sequence from multiple resumes to conduct associative analysis to obtain potential social relationships between resumes, and creating visualization for a latent social network; 3) based on the potential social relationships, converting personnel overlapping in a common work place into an organization hierarchy, and visualizing such organization hierarchy.
Institute Of Software, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Image captioning with weak supervision

Techniques for image captioning with weak supervision are described herein. In implementations, weak supervision data regarding a target image is obtained and utilized to provide detail information that supplements global image concepts derived for image captioning.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Identification of real-best-pages on online social networks

In one embodiment, an online social network accesses a place-entity cluster comprising a number of place-entity nodes corresponding to a particular place-entity having a geographic location. One of the place-entity nodes is identified as an initial canonical place-entity cluster connected to the other place-entity nodes by redirection edges.
Facebook, Inc.

Suppression and deduplication of place-entities on online social networks

In one embodiment, an online social network accesses a place-entities graph that includes a plurality of place-entity nodes, each place-entity node representing a particular place-entity associated with a particular geographic location. From one of a plurality of search clients associated with the online social network, a threshold duplication value and a threshold redirect value is received.
Facebook, Inc.

Inferring qualities of a place

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for inferring one or more qualities of a place based on social networking system activity associated that place. The present disclosure is also directed toward systems and methods for providing a multi-step search tool that utilizes the inferred qualities of places within a geographic area to provide a user with a more meaningful search experience..
Facebook, Inc.

Structured data in a business networking feed

Disclosed are database systems, methods, systems, and computer program products for providing tabular data in a social network feed. In some implementations, a server of a database system stores, in a database, social network feed data comprising a plurality of feed items as data objects.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Systems and methods for utilizing social metrics to provide videos in video categories

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a set of video categories. A first video content item can be acquired from a first user.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for surveying users

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine at least one survey to be presented to users of the social networking system, wherein the survey is targeted to a number of users at each time interval. A uniform distribution of users that may be surveyed is determined, wherein users in the uniform distribution are each assigned a numerical value.
Facebook, Inc.

System and providing vehicle participation in a social network

A system and method that allow non-human autonomous agents to participate in a social internet network. The system defines the autonomous agent by a standard email address, website address, or other such identification, that allows human participants of the social network to contact the non-human autonomous agent to perform some operation through the internet.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Browser with integrated privacy controls and dashboard for social network data

Particular embodiments comprise a method, by one or more computer systems, for accessing a structured document from an external website, wherein the structured document includes markup language containing instructions identifying social network data elements of a social networking system, processing the markup language in the structured document to locate the social network data elements, rendering the structured document based on the markup language, wherein the displayable web page includes one or more of the located social network data elements of the social networking system, and displaying one or more of the located social network data elements of the social networking system proximal to the rendered web page on a display.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Using social graph for account recovery

A social networking system performs account recovery for a user with the help of the user's connections (e.g., friends). The social networking system selects connections of the user based on information indicating likelihood of real-world interactions between the user and the selected connections.
Facebook, Inc.

Withdrawal of a message sent in a social networking system

Some embodiments of a method for withdrawal a message include receiving, by a mobile device, an input to send a first message to a first recipient, the first message containing at least one image or video. The mobile device processes the first message for transmittal to the first recipient.
Facebook, 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

Real-time property-associated communication system

Disclosed are various embodiments for a real-time property-associated communication system for properties for sale or lease. The platform described herein facilitates the discovery of property listings and the publishing of notifications relating to potential buyer's interactions with the property listings electronically and also physical visits.
Newhouse Group, Inc.

Apparatus and managing a social network

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to collect one or more user-generated comments from each of a plurality of computing devices, detect a correlation in the one or more user-generated comments collected from the plurality of computing devices, and establish a social network between the plurality of computing devices according to the detected correlation. The one or more user-generated comments can be temporally associated with media content presented at the plurality of computing devices.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Purchase abandonment conversion system

Systems and methods for providing purchase abandonment conversion includes receiving, by a service provider device, first item information associated with a first item. The first item is associated with a first shopping cart abandoned by the customer at a first merchant.
Paypal, Inc.

Job referral system

A referral system is provided with an on-line social network system. The referral system accesses a member profile representing an employee of a certain company (employee member profile) and a connected member profile representing the employee's connection in the on-line social network.
Linkedin Corporation

Job referral system

A referral system is provided with an on-line social network system. The referral system accesses a member profile representing an employee of a certain company and a target job posting representing a job opening at the same company.
Linkedin Corporation

Aggregating social networking system user information for display via stories

To generate stories for presentation to social networking system users, one or more story generation engines receives a set of actions of social networking system users. Various story generation engines output stories of different types that collect particular types of actions and arrange the actions in a specified format for presentation.
Facebook, Inc.

Characterizing data using descriptive tokens

In one embodiment, a method includes a computing device receiving postings from users of an online social networking system. A postings may include location data along with one or more tags that may describe the content of the posting.
Facebook, Inc.





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