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 Dynamic user-defined check-in points patent thumbnailDynamic 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 patent thumbnailIdentification 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 patent thumbnailMobile 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 patent thumbnailPivot 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 patent thumbnailAutomated 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 patent thumbnailComputer 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 patent thumbnailSocial 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 patent thumbnailInformation 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 patent thumbnailImage 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 patent thumbnailIdentification 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.

Method and searching cartoon

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for searching a cartoon. The method includes: s1, receiving query information input by a user; s2, acquiring cartoon information related to the query information; and s3, providing a searching result page, and displaying the cartoon information in the searching result page in a preset form.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Editing photos over an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes a computer server machine that may receive from a first user instructions to edit an original photo. The original photo may have been uploaded by a second user.
Facebook, Inc.

Real-time, crowd-sourced, geo-location based system for enhancing personal safety

The disclosure describes a crowd-sourced, social network and geo-location based system for enhancing personal safety via users' mobile devices. The system shares information (including images, video, and/or audio) about crimes, fires, accidents and public safety-related events and their geo-locations.

Conducting artistic competitions in a social network system

Tools, strategies, and techniques are provided for connecting an audience comprising artists of many different kinds with a wider audience of other users to engage in competitions, provide commentary, review communications, and perform other activities around works of art.. .
Musixster, Llc

Method and electronic device for sharing multimedia information

A method and an electronic device for sharing multimedia information, including: receiving a request for sharing multimedia information from a user; acquiring a number of sharing times of at least two social networking application software for sharing the multimedia information; and ranking the at least two social networking application softwares in an application list based on the number of sharing times of each of the at least two social networking application software and displaying the application list for the user to select.. .
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

System for providing location-based social networking services to users of mobile devices

A system (1) includes a plurality of mobile devices (21 . .
Geospock Limited

Hebbian learning-based recommendations for social networks

A network device applies hebbian-based learning to provide content recommendations in content-based social networks. The method includes obtaining customer activity data for a content-based social network; modeling the customer activity data as nodes and edges within the content-based social network, the nodes representing users and the edges representing connections between the users; assigning initial weights to the edges, that correspond to a connection strength, based on user-designated of relationships between the nodes; adjusting the initial weights in response to temporally correlated activity between the nodes from the customer activity data, to provide adjusted weights; identifying a content recommendation for a particular node based on an activity to access content by another node and one or more of the adjusted weights; storing a customer profile including the content recommendations associated with a node; and providing the content recommendation to a user device associated with the customer profile..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Selecting content items provided to groups including a social networking system user based on interaction with the content items by social networking system users

A social networking system maintains various groups that each include one or more users and maintains information describing interactions by users with the social networking system. The social networking system selects various content items provided to groups including the user based on amounts of interaction with content items provided to groups including the user by other social networking system users as well as amounts of time since the social networking system obtained various content items provided to the groups.
Facebook, Inc.

Social networking interactions with portions of digital videos

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for interacting with portions of digital video within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a user to select a portion of a digital video and share or like just the portion of the digital video, rather than the entire digital video.
Facebook, Inc.

Social networking interactions with portions of digital videos

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for interacting with portions of digital video within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a user to select a portion of a digital video and share or like just the portion of the digital video, rather than the entire digital video.
Facebook, Inc.

Comment ordering system

In one embodiment, a social networking system receives a request by a first user for user comments associated with a content object, accesses a data store of user comments to retrieve a set of user comments associated with the content object, orders the set of user comments based on a time value associated with each comment of the set of user comment, adjusts the order of user comments based on social graph information of the first user, and presents the adjusted list of user comments to the first user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

User verification

One or more computing devices, systems, and/or methods for verifying a user of a service are provided. That is, the service (e.g., a social network, an email service, a website, etc.) may attempt to verify that a user is an owner of an account with the service by sending a verification code to a device registered by the user with the service, such as through a text message.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing shared content-based minutiae post recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive shared content information associated with a content item selected by a user for sharing on a social networking system. A minutiae post recommendation is determined based on the shared content information.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for ranking calls to action based on information associated with online resources

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a page within a social networking system. Information associated with at least one of the page or a representative of the page can be acquired.
Facebook, Inc.

Accounting for user interaction with a social networking system when notifying the user of content provided to a group maintained by the social networking system including that user

A social networking system maintains various groups that each include one or more users and maintains information describing interactions by users with the social networking system. Based on interactions with the social networking system by the user, the social networking system determines a time interval when the user most frequently interacts with the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Selectively providing access to digital content in social networking services

Implementations of the present disclosure include actions of defining a first group of contacts, the first group of contacts being defined based on input provided by a user of a social networking service and including other users of the social networking service, receiving a first selection of a first attribute associated with the first group of contacts, the first attribute providing that at least some digital content distributed by contacts is accessible to the user, and non-public digital content associated with the user that is inaccessible to at least one of the contacts, defining a distribution group associated with an item that is to be distributed, the distribution group including a plurality of groups of contacts, determining that the first group is included in the distribution group, and distributing the item to contacts in the distribution group except for contacts also in the first group.. .
Google Inc.

Publish/subscribe mashups for social networks

Described herein is a mashing technology that facilitates mashup creation over a plurality of publish/subscribe social network data stream. These mashing techniques that are tailored to managing content from disparate social networks.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dynamic change management for correspondence to enable live file attachments

A text exchange correspondence conveyed within a computing system can be analyzed. The correspondence can be associated with a sending timestamp.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and dynamic asr based on social media

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

Systems and methods for predicting page activity to optimize page recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a plurality of candidate entities for recommendation to a user of a social networking system. A predicted activity objective value model configured to calculate activity stores for candidate entities is established.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating and managing customer context information

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can establish a merchant account on a social networking system associated with a first merchant. A customer profile associated with the first merchant and a first customer is established.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for blending content items

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine respective rates at which one or more types of content items were presented to users of the social networking system over a period of time. Each content item can be associated with a respective bid.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for promoting content items

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a content item to be promoted to one or more users of the social networking system. At least one seed content item in the social networking system that is similar to the content item to be promoted can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Advertisement relevance score using social signals

An online system, such as a social networking system, displays a plurality of advertisements to users. The system selects an ad to display to a user based on a bidding system.
Facebook, Inc.

Online friend referral system

Responsive to detecting a referral event, a referral engine can automatically facilitate referrals for service providers by broadcasting a referral inquiry to associates. Any friend, business associate, class mate, e-mail contact, telephone contact, social networking friend or follower, or the like, having personal experience with an appropriate service provider can provide a referral to the inquirer.
Cloudmondo, Inc.

Systems and methods to de-duplicate features for machine learning model

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to determine a feature set for a model to be trained by machine learning. A subset of features from the feature set can be associated with entities having relationship types and corresponding to pages on a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and device for predicting information propagation in social network

A method for predicting information propagation in a social network includes acquiring target information to be predicted, and acquiring influences of k clusters, where the target information is posted or forwarded by a first user at a first moment, and k is a positive integer; determining a role probability distribution of the first user, and determining a second user who has not propagated the target information, where the role probability distribution of the first user is used to indicate probabilities that the first user belongs separately to the k clusters; and determining, according to the influences of the k clusters and the role probability distribution of the first user, a probability that the second user forwards the target information from the first user. In the embodiments of the present application, propagation of target information in a social network can be predicted by using influences of k clusters..
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Systems and methods for social network post audience prediction and selection

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive a social network post associated with a poster. The social network post is analyzed, and one or more potential viewers are ranked based on viewer ranking criteria.
Facebook, Inc.

Analyzing doctor-doctor, patient-doctor, and patient-patient social networks

Aspects of the present invention include a method, system and computer program product for utilizing transactional type health care data within various types of relationships or social networks (e.g., doctor-patient) in the health care industry and for determining various patterns of data therefrom to support improved decision making based on the determined data patterns.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Blending search results on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a search query input comprising one or more n-grams; parsing the search query input to identify keywords; generating query commands for the keywords. Each query command may specify: a particular object-type; one or more identifiers of one or more objects that match the search query input; and one or more types of relationships with respect to the objects.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for recommending pages

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine respective geographic locations of a set of users associated with a page that is accessible through a social network. At least one centroid for the page can be generated based at least in part on the respective geographic locations of the set of users.
Facebook, Inc.

Recommending pages of content to an online system user by identifying content from recommended pages to the user

An online system, such as a social networking system, recommends pages of content to users. The recommendation is presented in a recommendation unit presenting one or more representations of pages to a user.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for filtering page recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a profile model for a page that is accessible through the social networking system, the profile model describing one or more modal characteristics of users of the social networking system that have fanned the page. A determination can be made that the page should be recommended to a first user of the social networking system based at least in part on the profile model.
Facebook, Inc.

Query-composition platforms on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a first set of objects, identifying one or more configuration files based on attributes of the first set of objects and attribute types specified by the configuration files, receiving from a user an input of a query constraint corresponding to one of the identified configuration files, identifying a second set of objects matching the first query constraint, and sending to the user search results corresponding to the second set of objects.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Identifying content for users on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes, in an online social network, accessing one or more first content objects associated with a user in the online social network and a second content object, determining topics and corresponding first weights of the topics for the first content objects using a topic extraction algorithm, where each first weight indicates a strength of an association between the corresponding topic and the first content object(s), determining one or more second weights of the topics for the second content object, where each second weight indicates a strength of an association between the corresponding topic and the second content object, and calculating a similarity score for the second content object based on a comparison of, for each topic, the first weight to the second weight, where the similarity score is to be used in a determination regarding presentation of the second content object to the user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for scoring and using popularity of entities in a media-content-based social network to provide a media service

Systems and methods for scoring and using popularity of entities in a media-content-based social network to provide a media service are disclosed herein. An exemplary system assigns popularity scores to a plurality of entities included in a media-content-based social network, the popularity scores including a first popularity score assigned to a first entity included in the plurality of entities and a second popularity score assigned to a second entity included in the plurality of entities, detects an operation in the media-content-based social network, adjusts, in response to the detection of the operation in the media-content-based social network, the second popularity score of the second entity by an amount proportional to the first popularity score of the first entity at a time of the operation, and customizes a media service based at least in part on the popularity scores of the plurality of entities included in the media-content-based social network..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Web-based tool for collaborative, social learning

A computerized-social network provides a community of users with features and tools facilitating an immersive, collaborative environment where users can learn a language or help others learn a language. One user (user a) can view another user's (user b) web page or document and make suggestions or comments for selected content on that web page.
Pearson Education, Inc.

Symbolic referential third-party notification

User input including a social network notification symbol followed by a social network tag is detected in association with a social network user interface. The social network tag includes a text keyword that identifies a social network topic within the social network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Capture and delivery of online games spectators personalized commentaries to players

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to establish an interface between a player of an application (such as an online game) and a spectator viewing the application such that the spectator provides at least one commentary (such as an audio or written message). The commentary may be synchronized with a temporal location in media associated with the application.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

System and synchronizing data objects in a cloud based social networking environment

Methods and systems are provided for synchronizing and sharing data objects. The method includes configuring a set of permissions, within a collaboration site, to define a sharing configuration to allow sharing of a set of data objects between a group of computing devices comprising a first computing device and second computing devices; updating a data object at the first computing device; receiving an updated data object at the collaboration site from a sync client of the first computing device in response to saving the updated data object; automatically synchronizing the updated data object at the collaboration site; and automatically pushing the updated data object from the collaboration site to the second computing devices to share the updated data object in accordance with the sharing configuration..
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Upload of multimedia content

A full multimedia content is broadcasted or multicasted to end users from a network node (2; 2a). The end users select a respective multimedia content from the full multimedia content and send a respective index associated with the respective selected multimedia content to a network node (2; 2b) to trigger uploading of the respective selected multimedia content or a version thereof on a social networking server (4) on behalf of the end users.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Suggesting a message to user to post on a social network based on prior posts directed to same topic in a different tense

A method, system and computer program product for improving the quality of the posts in a social network. A topic of a post to a social network environment is identified using natural language processing.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for initiating activities on a computing device on the basis of information related to electronic messages and/or gyroscope

Disclosed is a method for initiating activities on a computing device on the basis of information related to electronic messages and/or gyroscope. The present invention can be used for the initiation of one or more of the following five activities: (1) collecting information about when and how long a user of a computing device reads a message in a feed of a social network; (2) displaying an internal message in a social network application; (3) sending a set of messages to users of a social network application; (4) sending a message to a list of users of a social network application; (5) sending a personalized message; and (6) providing a bonus to contacts who share the received message with other contacts..
G. Chain Ltd.

Offline prompts of online social network mentions

A system, method and apparatus for executing scripts to provide offline prompts in a social networking application are provided. A social networking application operating on a mobile device in an offline mode receives an input comprising a sequence of characters from a user of the mobile device.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Selective content dissemination based on social media content analysis

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

Network-enabled family members with shared interests or futures to mutually assist one another

A social networking device and method that creates a new virtual private network and interface for family members that have shared interests in each other's health, finances, travel, calendars, special events, debts, and physical access to assets. Fundamental to these interests are their individual respective commitments to help one another, and need for automation to assist them with the means needed to be made aware and the tools needed to be effective.

Method and server for providing online collaborative learning using social network service

A method and a server for providing online collaborative learning using a social network service are disclosed. The server for providing online collaborative learning comprises a category classification unit configured to classify learning information collected from a social network service sns according to a category and store the collected learning information, a news extracting unit configured to extract learning information corresponding to query received from a learner terminal from the stored learning information and perform scoring about the extracted learning information according to preset reference, and a treemapping unit configured to determine a size of a specific shape in which the extracted learning information is visualized and provide the learning information visualized in the specific shape having the determined size to the learner terminal, the size being in proportion to a score corresponding to the scoring..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Personalizing default search queries on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes scoring a set of content objects based on one or more user-engagement factors, identifying one or more related content objects, wherein each related content objects is connected within the online social network to one or more content objects of the set of content objects having a score greater than a threshold score, generating a plurality of structured queries that each comprise references to one or more content objects, wherein at least one of the structured queries is a personalized query comprising a reference to at least one of the related content objects, and sending instructions to a client device for presenting one or more of the generated structured queries to a first user for display on an interface currently accessed by the first user, wherein at least one of the sent structured queries is a personalized query.. .
Facebook, Inc.

User data store for online advertisement events

A machine may be configured to manage user data in a user data store. For example, the machine identifies a rule associated with a campaign for serving online ads in a social networking service (sns).
Linkedin Corporation

Personalized knowledge email

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are directed to a digest engine that identifies a feature(s) that is predictive of relevance, to a target member account in a professional social network, of content from a member group(s) to which the target member account is subscribed. Based on the feature(s), the digest engine determines a portion(s) of relevant content created amongst respective member accounts subscribed to the member group(s).
Linkedin Corporation

Shopping through social networks and other traditionally non-transactional digital platforms and formats

Shopping transactions through publications on social networks platforms and other traditionally non-transactional digital platforms and formats using innovative platform connected to personal virtual shopping carts, are disclosed.. .
Arcadier Pte. Ltd

Link retrofitting of digital media objects

A digital media link embedding mechanism for generating one or more links for digital media objects embedded in network resources, such as hypertext markup language (html) or extensible markup language (xml) pages. Particular implementations of the invention allow network application hosting sites, such as blogging sites and social networking or media sites, to automatically insert revenue generating and/or informational links in proximity to digital media objects embedded by users into personal pages, blog entries, on-line forum posts, and the like.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Member communication reply score calculation

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

Systems and methods for recommending pages

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a respective embedding for each entity in a set of entities that are accessible through the social networking system, wherein each embedding is learned based at least in part on one or more sessions of connections formed between users and entities of the social networking system. One or more candidate entities that are related to a first entity can be determined based at least in part on the respective embeddings for the candidate entities and the first entity.
Facebook, Inc.

Crowd-sourced security analysis

A cloud-based static analysis security tool that is accessible by a set of application development environments is augmented to provide for anonymous knowledge sharing to facilitate reducing security vulnerabilities. To the end, a crowdsourcing platform and social network are associated with the application development environments.
International Business Machines Corporation

Recommending contacts in a social network

A method and system for recommending potential contacts to a target user is provided. A recommendation system identifies users who are related to the target user through no more than a maximum degree of separation.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mention suggestion, and information processing methods and systems

Mention suggestion, and information processing methods and systems are provided, e.g., for social networking. A mention suggestion method comprises: in response to a mention symbol input by a user in a first social network, acquiring a first correspondence between a first user name set and a second user name set, and historical mention information of the user; and suggesting at least one first user name in the first user name set to the user according to the first correspondence and the historical mention information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd

Dynamic video acquisition based on event characteristics

In order to acquire content about an event, a collection group of users of a social network may be dynamically identified. This collection group of users may be relevant to and/or proximate to the event.
Linkedln Corporation

Guidelines for content publishing in a social network

In an approach for providing guidelines to a user for content publishing in a social network, a processor receives initialization of a composition of a post to a first group of a social network. A processor retrieves information from the first group of the social network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Suggesting tags on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing one or more content objects associated with a first user of an online social network; generating a set of tag candidates by extracting one or more n-grams from the content objects, wherein each tag candidate comprises one or more text strings or ideograms from the extracted n-grams; calculating, for each tag candidate of the set of tag candidates, a quality-score for the tag candidate based on an affinity coefficient between the first user and a respective content object from which the n-grams or ideograms comprising the tag candidate were extracted; and sending, to a client system for display, one or more of the tag candidates as suggested tags for the first user, wherein each suggested tag has a quality-score greater than a threshold quality-score.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Contextual connection recommendation in a social network

A system and method for contextual connection recommendation includes obtaining, with a processor from a database, contextual data and social graph data. Related to a pair of members of a social network who are not currently connected on the social network.
Linkedin Corporation

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

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

Systems and methods for content presentation

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can obtain at least one content item to be scored with respect to a user, wherein the score is used to determine whether the content item is included in a content feed of the user. A value for a first event is determined based at least in part on a likelihood of the user performing an action with respect to the content item, wherein the likelihood of the user performing the action is greater than an average user of the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods to manage communications regarding a post in a social network

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to subscribe a subscriber to a content item appearing at a first position in a news feed of content items based on selection of a setting to subscribe to the content item. A pop up window including a response associated with the content item on a user interface displayed by a computing device associated with the subscriber is presented to the subscriber based on posting of the response.
Facebook, Inc.

Method for implementing a computer game

A method, implemented as computer code being executed by one or more processors, in which computer game graphics for a casual, social game are shown on a display of a computing device, where the casual, social game is downloaded as an app to a smartphone and/or tablet computer and can be accessed or played using a social network application or environment; and in which one or more of the processors are programmed such that: a notification is automatically generated if a player is stuck at a level for more than a defined time or after more than a defined number of attempts to pass that level, the notification alerting friends of the player so that they can assist him or her.. .
King.com Limited

Evaluation of remote user attributes in a social networking environment

A computer host is configured to perform a method for defining user attributes with associated verification values for social networking accounts. The attributes concern the user's personal characteristics or attributes.

Method and system for using timestamps and algorithms across email and social networks to identify optimal delivery times for an electronic personal message

The present invention is a computer-implemented method of, and system for, determining optimal delivery time of an electronic personal message. As used herein “optimal delivery time” means the time or time slot when the recipient of the message is most likely to open it and click through it.

Method and system for providing recommendations using location information

The present invention is directed to system and method for providing recommendation to users using location information. In various embodiments, the present invention provides system that integrates information from user profiles and user-generated content, which can be obtained from a number of social networks, and merchants, to generate recommendations using location information in conjunction with the context of user profiles from various data sources and/or social networks.
Portaura Group

Systems and methods to present responses to an event in a social network

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to receive responses from users over a spectrum of approval levels. The users can be participating in an event broadcasted by a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Network-based frictionless two-factor authentication service

Techniques described herein may be used to enable users to access services protected by two-factor security systems without having to provide additional authentication information (e.g., a portion of the user's social security number, biometric information, etc.). An application server may provide one or more services, such as a social networking service, an online banking service, etc.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

System and biometric authentication using social network

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

Methods and systems for optimizing messages to users of a social network

Techniques to optimize messages sent to a user of a social networking system. In one embodiment, information about the user may be collected by the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Ranking of news feeds of content including consideration of specific content clicks by users

An online system, such as a social networking system, monitors user interactions with news feed stories of the social networking system and divides the user interactions into non-content clicks and content clicks. The non-content clicks indicate a user's interest in news feed stories based on user actions such as comments on, likes, shares, and hides the news feed stories.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods to manage an event broadcast in a social network

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to monitor event information relating to an event broadcasted to an audience of a social networking system. The event information can include users who are participating in the event.
Facebook, Inc.

Establishing social network connections

A request to add at least a second user of a social network as a contact of a first user in the social network can be received. A social hierarchy indicating a hierarchical relationship between the first user and the second user can be accessed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Message suggestion using dynamic information

An automatic message suggestion generation computer system, computer-implemented method and computer program product. In a system implementing a messaging service, messages received by a mobile device under an active message session are dynamically forwarded to a messaging engine for processing and storage in computer memory of information associated with the active message sessions.
International Business Machines Corporation

Classified network bandwidth management based on customer performance in social communities

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

Method and system of prepaid vouchers with time conditional value

A host platform with interfaces for merchants and consumers that allow for the execution and trading of such contracts as well as for the associated functionality, including the presence of targeted marketing by vendors. Additionally, the consumer interface allows for the establishment of a customizable consumer profile which contains a budget (including gift or shopping preferences and a calendar of important dates), a linkage to a social network and an array of interface templates..

Enabling peer-to-peer loan transaction

The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and devices for enabling peer-to-peer loan transactions. In particular, the message system allows users of a social networking system to initiate peer-to-peer loan transactions.
Facebook, Inc.

Internet-based display material system and internet-based display material producing method

The present invention provides an internet-based display material system and a method thereof, the system is applied at personal computer pc side, including: a page template module, configured to provide page design template of display material; an element component module, configured to provide design source material of the display material; an editing module, configured to edit the page design template of the display material and the design source material of the display material; a page processing module, configured to process page edited by the editing module; and a publishing module, configured to publish the display material processed by the page processing module to an internet social networking platform. Through the system provided by the present invention, the user can conveniently design desired display material, and modify, update and publish the display material at any time, therefore, the system is time efficient and suitable for rapid development of the enterprise..
Beijing Knet Eqxiu Technology Co., Ltd.

Internet-based display material system and internet-based display material producing method

The present invention provides an internet-based display material system and a producing method thereof, the system is applied at mobile terminal, comprising: a display material managing module, configured to produce display material, or edit and manage the produced display material; a publishing module, configured to publish the display material produced or edited by the display material managing module to internet social networking platform; and a customer information managing module, configured to manage customer information of customer browsing the display material published by the publishing module. Through the system provided by the present invention, the user can conveniently edit, manage and publish the display material, therefore, the system is time efficient and is suitable for rapid development of the enterprise.
Beijing Knet Eqxiu Technology Co., Ltd.

App social network via linket and ads for mobile deep links

A linket is a label for a deep link. A deep link is at minimum 2 items.

Promotion system and promotion method

The present invention provides a promotion system and a promotion method, where the promotion system includes: a producing module, configured to produce a display material; a setting module, configured to set the display material produced by the producing module; and a releasing module, configured to release the display material set by the setting module to different social networks via different release channels. According to the advertisement promotion system provided in embodiments of the present invention, the producing module completes production of the display material, the setting module completes design of the display material, and finally the releasing module releases the display material which has been produced and set to various social networks via release channels provided by the promotion system, thereby helping a user to autonomously complete production, setting and release of an enterprise display material, and reducing promotion cost..
Beijing Knet Eqxiu Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and means for social network payments

The invention provides better counterparty recognition, reduces the chance of fraud, or fraud, and provides a cheaper payment platform to consumers (110, 410) or small businesses while also reducing the administrative burden in making and paying purchases or reporting payments and/or expenses to third parties, such as the employer or tax administration.. .

Method and means for social network payments

The invention provides better counterparty recognition, reduces the chance of fraud, or fraud, and provides a cheaper payment platform to consumers (110, 410) or small businesses while also reducing the administrative burden in making and paying purchases or reporting payments and/or expenses to third parties, such as the employer or tax administration.. .

Co-opetition index based on rival behavior in social networks

An approach is provided that creates a co-opetition index. The co-opetition index is created by mining data from online sources that are related to competitor activities associated with a competitor of an organization.
International Business Machines Corporation

Integrated system of search, commerce and analytics engines supported by beacons, mobile consumer and merchant applications which discover, connect to, report on, communicate and transact with places, people and objects based on their proximal, ephemeral and analytical attributes on a symmetric basis

Method and apparatus for providing an integrated platform for discovery, messaging, social networking and electronic commerce, including payment services, which enables multi-modal proximity services. When associated with mobile devices the platform enables real time, proximal search, discovery, communications, and commerce including various forms of payments.
Max2 Inc.

Web-based tool for collaborative, social learning

A computerized-social network provides a community of users with features and tools facilitating an immersive, collaborative environment where users can learn a language or help others learn a language. One user (user a) can view another user's (user b) web page or document and make suggestions or comments for selected content on that web page.
Pearson Education, Inc.

Capturing and managing knowledge from social networking interactions

Presenting a marking element in a social networking interaction where the marking element includes a question specifier and an answer specifier, creating a knowledge element in response to a user activating the marking element on the social networking interaction or a portion thereof, and presenting a knowledge element indicator in the social networking interaction.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic customized content based on user behavior

In order to dynamically generate customized content, a set of format options for a document (including layout and/or ordering) may be defined and user behaviors in a social network associated with different versions of the document may be tracked. For example, the user behaviors may include a number of views of the document, a percentage of the document viewed and/or a viewing time of the document.
Linkedin Corporation

Methods and systems for generation of a translatable sentence syntax in a social networking system

Sentence internationalization methods and systems are disclosed. The method may include: providing a developer interface to define an internationalized sentence syntax for an application on a social networking system, the internationalized sentence syntax for translating a natural language expression of a social graph edge of the social networking system; providing a sentence option on the developer interface to define grammar of the internationalized sentence syntax; generating a token structure including a language token to assist translation of the internationalized sentence syntax into a preferred language indicated by the language token, the token structure customizable via the developer interface to configure translation options; associating a social graph attribute with a first token of the token structure; and storing the sentence option and the token structure with the internationalized sentence syntax to facilitate run-time translation of the internationalized sentence syntax into the natural language expression in the preferred language..
Facebook, Inc.

Adrenaline junkie

A mobile device software application that encourages and motivates exercise activity by the use negative feedback and/or real time competition; application will be composed of 3 modes settings 1) predator mode—animals, monsters, mother in law sounds, or any prerecorded sounds chasing the user promoting fight or flight response to exercise 2) volume or sound mode—music or anything being heard automatic volume control 3) challenge mode—user will be able to challenge others on any activity via the application; users create an “arena” where others can connect and join the exercise creating a “fitness social network”; competition can be head to head or against personal best; the exercises can be cross fit, jogging, weight training, etc.; date and time exercise selection will be random in accordance to user availability; audible and visual output derived from logic based on a comparison of actual real-time/current data with best baseline exercise output as well as user profile settings.. .

Distance display method based on social networking application, terminal, and server

A distance display method based on a social networking application includes: establishing, by a first terminal, a connection with a second terminal by using a social networking application; obtaining, by the first terminal, a distance to the second terminal; and generating, by the first terminal according to the distance, an icon corresponding to the distance, and displaying the icon on an interface of the social networking application.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Performing action based on current situation of user determined based on at least distances between devices

A distance between a mobile device of a user and each of a number of other devices is determined. The other devices can include mobile devices of other users associated with the user and stationary devices associated with the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Performing action based on current situation of user determined based on at least distances between devices

A distance between a mobile device of a user and each of a number of other devices is determined. The other devices can include mobile devices of other users associated with the user and stationary devices associated with the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Personally attended service notification based on temporal and spatial proximity

A computer system may notify a user about personally attended services satisfying temporal-spatial criteria. The computer system may use a user location and/or information on already scheduled events to determine whether a personally attended service satisfies the temporal-spatial criteria.

Peer-to-peer data storage

A determination is made of users that form a group within a social network in which the users communicate with each other over a network with electronic devices in a client-server architecture. The users in the group within the social network form a peer-to-peer (p2p) storage group within a p2p storage network.
Four Mile Bay, Llc

Multimedia content recommendations based on consumption velocity

Consumption of multimedia content within a given social network is tracked to enable recommendations for consumption of multimedia content to users of the social network. A consumption velocity of each node in the given social network is identified.
Thomson Licensing

Identifying an imposter account in a social network

A system for identifying an imposter account in a social network includes a monitoring engine to monitor user accounts of a social network, an identifying engine to identify attributes associated with each of the user accounts of the social network, a matching engine to match the attributes associated with each of the user accounts of the social network, a determining engine to determine when one of the user accounts is an imposter account associated with identity theft of a victim account, a calculating engine to calculate a threshold, and an executing engine to execute an action against the identity theft of the victim account by the imposter account.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for user account recovery

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a request to recover access to an account of a first user, the request being received from a computing device of a second user. A determination is made that the first user and the second user are recognized as social connections by a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Application for augmenting a message with emotional content

Implementations of this disclosure may assist users to communicate more effectively in online communications over a network such as emails, instant messaging, text messages, and social networking messages. In some implementations, systems and methods of this disclosure enable a message composer to augment a first message with one or more predefined or custom second messages where the second message is intended to convey an unspoken meaning about the first message.

Collaborative recovery for an account associated with a social network

A system and method for recovering a user account is disclosed. A challenge module generates questions for recovering an account of a first user.
Google Inc.

Method and system for valuation of social influence

A method for generation of an index of influence for an individual using social network and electronic transaction data includes: storing transaction messages, each related to a transaction including a time, date, and transaction data; receiving social media data associated with a user of a social network, the data including a number of followers and secondary followers of the user and data associated with shared content including a shared time, shared date, and a data value corresponding to a product or merchant; identifying transaction messages where the time and date are within a predetermined period of the shared time and date and where the transaction data corresponds to the data value; calculating a rate of return for the user based on the number of followers and secondary followers and the number of transaction messages in the subset; and identifying an influence index based on the calculated rate of return.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

Systems and methods for an intelligent online social commercial network

A system and method for providing solution to a user with a social network or online social commercial network comprises a user module. The user module is configured to control and monitor multiple sub-modules.
Hsp Holdings Inc.

System and automated population of a personal portfolio of projects on a social network

A method for use in populating a personal portfolio of projects of a member on a social network includes: registering, by a registration module, a candidate with the social network, the candidate, once registered, becoming the member; accessing stored assets associated with the member based on information provided by the member, the stored assets comprising work product corresponding to the member that is relevant to the member's online presence on the social network; building one or more projects by scanning and curating the stored assets associated with the member from at least one data source; and adding at least a subset of the projects to the personal portfolio of projects of the member.. .
Shocase, Inc.

Skills endorsements

Disclosed in some examples is a method comprising determining a first set of high ranking skills, the first set containing skills possessed by a member of the social networking service based upon the member's user profile; determining a second set of high ranking skills, the second set containing skills for a second member of the social networking service based on the second member's user profile; determining a third set of high ranking skills, the third set being the intersection between the first and second set of high ranking skills; and suggesting one or more of the skills in the third set of high ranking skills to the member for endorsement of the second member with respect to that skill.. .
Linkedln Corporation

Content relevance in a social networking system using population-representative human rater pool

A social networking system builds a quality controlled and desired population-representative pool of human raters to provide ratings on content items to improve a feed ranking model used for providing its users with more relevant content. The system identifies a pool of candidate human raters for providing ratings on a feed of content items.
Facebook, Inc.

Emotionally relevant content

Users may engage with content that may invoke various emotions. For example, a user may find an image as inspirational, a social network post as funny, etc.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Goal-oriented user matching among social networking environments

Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach for goal-based user matching among social networking environments. In a typical embodiment, a querying user is asked to respond to a series of questions related to goals, criteria, and criteria priorities (and, optionally, a desired “degree” of separation among other users).
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for providing anniversary information

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine one or more social networking system anniversary events associated with a first user, the anniversary event having a month and a day that is identical to the current month and day. The one or more anniversary events are filtered using filtering criteria.
Facebook, Inc.

Topical trust network

Methods, systems, devices and/or apparatus related to type of network-based social network in which network “connections” are include a topical trust factor between users, so that reputable information available over the network may be provided. In an example embodiment, a social rank score for available items of information is provided that allows the system to rank available information based upon topical factors associated with such information..
Zakta, Llc

Content relevance in a social networking system by simulating feed ranking models

A social networking system builds a quality controlled and desired population-representative pool of human raters to provide ratings on content items to improve a feed ranking model used for providing its users with more relevant content. The system identifies a pool of candidate human raters for providing ratings on a feed of content items.
Facebook, Inc.

Content relevance in a social networking system using quality controlled human raters

A social networking system builds a quality controlled and desired population-representative pool of human raters to provide ratings on content items to improve a feed ranking model used for providing its users with more relevant content. The system identifies a pool of candidate human raters for providing ratings on a feed of content items.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for generation of flexible sentences in a social networking system

Some embodiments include a computer-implement method of producing a flexible sentence syntax to facilitate one or more computer applications to generate and publish sentence expressions. For example, the method can include providing a developer interface to define a flexible sentence syntax that controls one or more sentences publishable by an application service.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating multi-anguage social network user profiles by translation

Techniques are provided to allow users of a social network to have multilingual profiles (or profiles in second languages that are different than the users' native, or original, profile languages). In one technique, a translation model is applied to one or more data items (in a first language) in a user's profile to generate translated data items in a second language.
Linkedin Corporation

Device usage message generator indicative of power consumption of an electronic device

Technologies are generally described for systems, devices and methods effective to generate a message that may be sent to a social network. Power information from an electronic device may be detected by a power detector and received by a processor.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Information processing

The present application provides an information processing method and device, and relates to the field of information encryption and decryption. The method comprises: sharing first information on a social network; generating a key according to the first information; encrypting second information by using the key, to obtain encrypted information; and wirelessly broadcasting the encrypted information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Location-based place determination using online social networks

In one embodiment, one or more computing devices of an online social network, receives, from a mobile-client system, geographic-location information associated with the mobile-client system. The one or more computing devices identify multiple candidate place-entities associated with the online social network that correspond to the geographic-location information, where each candidate place-entity is associated with a particular geographic location.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for recommending pages

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine at least one web site that is of interest to a user of the social networking system. One or more pages can be determined based at least in part on the web site, the one or more pages being accessible through the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

System and providing a visually based social network

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..
Cybeye, Inc.

Message pipeline for suggesting audiences of third-party published articles

The disclosed systems and methods are directed to monitoring events generated by a social networking service and determining whether the generated events relate to members of the social networking service. The events may be generated by members of the social networking service or by external websites being monitored by the social networking service.
Linkedin Corporation

Telecommunication service employing an electronic information repository storing social network user information, developer information, and mobile network operator information

A telecommunication system that carries out telecommunication functions between multiple parties as initiated by the user interaction with a social network application, while maintaining privacy of the device identifiers (phone numbers or static ip addresses assigned to devices) of the participating parties.. .
Telesocial, Inc.

System and providing a visually based social network

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..
Cybeye, Inc.

Expanding a social network

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for expanding a social network. A method includes retrieving contact lists from a plurality of devices, generating a list of associations between identifiers in a first communication channel and identifiers in a second communication channel, removing, from the list of associations, one or more associations that include identifiers that do not represent contacts that are not members of the online social networking service, and transmitting an invitation to join the online social networking service to the second identifiers on the second communication channel for associations that remain in the list of associations..
Linkedln Corporation

Detection of manipulation of social media content

A method for filtering content of a social network comprising a plurality of users. The method includes the steps of: identifying one or more relationships among the plurality of users of the social network; determining a strength of each of the identified one or more relationships among the plurality of users of the social network; determining, based at least in part on a determined strength, a reputation value for one or more of the plurality of users of the social network; detecting manipulated social media content using at least one of the identified relationships, determined strengths, and reputation values; categorizing the detected manipulated social media content into one or more categories, wherein the categorization is based at least in part on a confidence level of the detected manipulation; and filtering, based at least in part on said categorization, the detected manipulated social media content..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method, medium, and system for customizing content based on social network information

Systems and methods are disclosed that use social networking profiles of users to generate personalized content of display pages. The personalized content may be generated using profile data retrieved via an application program interface of a social networking system, and may be presented on the display pages of a distinct system, such as a site that hosts an electronic catalog of items.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

System and providing a visually based social network

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..
Cybeye, Inc.

Independent targeted sponsored content management system and method

A system may include a database configured with individual partitions, one of the partitions corresponding to a sponsored content campaign of a social network. The system may further include multiple servers each communicatively coupled to the database, and each configured to implement a campaign having a campaign termination criterion.
Linkedln Corporation

Recommending position qualifications

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for recommending qualifications for an available position. In one example, a method includes receiving user input that identifies an available position, generating a set of qualifications for the available position by determining qualifications that are included in one or more user profiles at an online social networking service, the user profiles for persons who currently hold a position at a location of the available position and similar to the available position, and recommending the set of qualifications to be included in a description of the available position..
Linkedln Corporation

Identifying actual coworkers for a particular job listing

A system and method for determining likely co-workers for a particular job listing is disclosed. The social networking system receives a request for a particular job listing from a client system associated with a first member of a social networking system.
Linkedln Corporation

Determining and displaying similar employees based on employment role

A system and method for determining similar members in an organization is disclosed. In some example embodiments, the social networking system receives a request for a particular job listing from a client system associated with a first member of a social networking system.
Linkedin Corporation

Recommendations based on skills gap identification

System and methods for generating recommendations based on a determined skill gap are disclosed. A social networking system determines an employment role associated with a particular job listing, wherein the particular job listing has an associated source organization.
Lindedin Corporation

Personalized data-driven skill recommendations and skill gap prediction

System and methods for generating personalized skill and learning recommendation are disclosed. A social networking system determines a list of skills not yet acquired by a first member.
Linkedln Corporation

Discovering signature of electronic social networks

A method for predicting the behavior of an electronic social network (esn) includes identifying one user's connections with other users and creating a data structure in a memory that represents the users and their connections in the esn. A plurality of data sources for electronic communications between users are analyzed and assigned a relative importance value.
International Business Machines Corporation

Personalized bookmarks for social networking system actions based on user activity

A social networking system provides a personalized set of bookmarks to a user based on the user's interactions with the bookmarks and/or the items associated with the bookmarks. The personalized set of bookmarks is grouped by category, and the categories are ordered in accordance with rankings for the categories.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for recommending contents based on social network

The application relates to a method and system for recommending contents based on a social network, and a method and system for recommending news. The method for recommending contents based on a social network includes: extracting features of social network data; calculating and recording interest weights of the features of the social network data for a type of user according to a behavior of the type of the user on the social network data; extracting features of a plurality of contents to be pushed; finding interest weights of the features of the plurality of contents to be pushed from the recorded features and the interest weights, and calculating interest scores of the plurality of contents to be pushed for the type of the user; and pushing contents to the type of the user according to the interest scores of the plurality of contents to be pushed for the type of the user.
Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Limited

Searching people, content and documents from another person's social perspective

A method, system and computer program product for performing a search from another individual's social perspective. A name or a portion of a name of an individual known by the user is received.
International Business Machines Corporation

Computer implemented methods and feed-based case management

Techniques for providing feed-based case management on an online social network. A user interface that includes a publisher and an information feed is provided.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Providing haptic feedback using context analysis and analytics

Providing and/or determining haptic feedback may include, responsive to determining that a user is proximate to a haptic feedback device, determining, using a processor, a location of the haptic feedback device, and receiving, using the processor, a plurality of external factors determined from the location of the haptic feedback device, biometric data for the user, and social networking data for the user. The method may also include determining, using the processor, a haptic feedback for use by the haptic feedback device by applying the external factors to a haptic feedback template of an object..
International Business Machines Corporation

Telecommunication service employing an electronic information repository storing social network user information, developer information, and mobile network operator information

A telecommunication system that carries out telecommunication functions between multiple parties as initiated by the user interaction with a social network application, while maintaining privacy of the device identifiers (phone numbers or static ip addresses assigned to devices) of the participating parties.. .

Initializing camera subsystem for face detection based on sensor inputs

In one embodiment, while a mobile electronic device is in a first operation state, it receives sensor data from one or more sensors of the mobile electronic device. The mobile electronic device in a locked state analyzes the sensor data to estimate whether an unlock operation is imminent, and in response to a positive determination, initializes the camera subsystem so that the camera is ready to capture a face as soon as the user directs the camera lens to his or her face.

Social networking-based teleconferencing system and method

A system and method for creating teleconferences that leverage social networking websites and messaging thereof. The system includes a teleconferencing website hosted on a server for scheduling a teleconference in response to user input, and for generating a message for display on a social networking website.

Systems and methods for providing page information

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine responsiveness information for a page in a social networking system, wherein the responsiveness information describes at least a rate at which an administrator of the page replies to messages sent to the page. A request can be received from a user of the social networking system to access the page through a computing device.

Managing commerce groups and posts in a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for managing commerce related groups and communications within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein can identify characteristics of social networking system groups and posts, and determine, based on the identified characteristics, whether the social networking system groups and posts are for-sale groups and sale listings, respectively..

Systems and methods to control event based information

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to provide content items, generated by at least one of connections or a group of a user, relating to an event for presentation on a page of a social networking system dedicated to the event. A live feed of information relating to the event is provided for presentation on the page.

Determining membership causes for new user and continued involvement in social network sites

Determining a reason a user joins a computer-implemented social network service may include automatically monitoring access to content in a social network site by a newly added member of the social network service to form an initial access history of user interactions with the social network site. The initial access history spans a predetermined period of time within a time of the newly added member joining the social network service.

Methods and systems for contact importing using a mobile device

Techniques to allow a social networking system to import contact information from an external system. In one embodiment, a qr code is provided to a non-mobile computing device to allow a log in to an external system by a user using a mobile computing device.

Sharing digital content on a social network

Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for more effectively and easily sharing on a social networking system digital content obtained from an external system. In one embodiment a user selects a control for sharing content from the external system that causes a sharing request to be sent.

Method for establishing social network and storage medium thereof

A method for establishing a social network provides a user to prepare a deliverable work system and delivery the deliverable work system to other users to associate the deliverable work system. The delivering step may be repeatable by the user and the other users to establish a direct-link relationship of the deliverable work system and each of the other users, such that the user and the other users are able to work together in the deliverable work system.

Encouraging the engagement of users on a social network site

Increasing social network site interactions or user activities in one aspect may include monitoring social network site activities of a first user on a social network site. Based on the monitoring, a second user of the social network site whose postings the first user follows may be identified.

Managing messaging services

In some implementations, messaging services, through which messages from an entity, such as a company, are communicated to various users, are managed. In one aspect, the techniques described may be provided by a messaging management service that keeps track of such messaging services and provides messages to users through these messaging services on behalf of various companies.

Method for providing social network service with dual accounts of interest and identification

Provided is a method for providing a social network service in which an interest account and a human account are dualized. The method includes logging in, by a user terminal p, through a pre-registered unique account (defined as a “human account”) when subscribing a social network service platform, and generating one or more interest accounts, and networking, by the platform server, a platform accessed by the user terminal p by separating the human account from the interest account (—a friend relationship by the human account is independent from a friend relationship by the interest account), wherein when the user terminal p performs an upload event to the platform through the interest account, the platform diffuses the upload event to another user terminal q2 of which a friend relationship is set through the interest account..

Method and managing content distribution according to social networks

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining a common interests associated with a group of users according to activity information obtained for the group of users, providing a first media service during the consuming of the media content to first equipment of a remainder of the group of users where the first media service is selected according to a first common interest, and providing one of the first media service or a second media service during the consuming of the media content to second equipment of a subset of the group of users according to a conflict resolution, where the second media service is selected according to the second common interest, and where the conflict resolution is based on determining a stronger interest, between the first and second common interests, that is associated with each member of the subset of the group of users. Other embodiments are disclosed..

Encoding and distributing snippets of events based on near real time cues

Moments of interest of an event may be automatically detected, encoded as snippets, and distributed to users subscribed to a channel of this event. In various embodiments, a moment of interest of an event is to be automatically detected, e.g., based on a near real-time cue on a social network or features in the event transmission.





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