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A Method and System for Enabling Social Networking on Voice-Sites

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000192870D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Feb-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Feb-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 57K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for enabling social networking over voice-sites.

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A Method and System for Enabling Social Networking on Voice -Sites

Disclosed is a method and system for enabling social networking over voice-sites.

Users may use one or more voice-sites to store their content in a plain text or in a multi-media format. The users may develop their social network by inviting their contacts to join the one or more voice-sites hosting the one or more social networks.

The system includes a framework that facilitates development of one or more voice-sites that can host one or more social network contents. The one or voice-sites can be accessed using phone calls which are initiated using existing telecommunication networks.

The framework includes a share information space that stores the content for a user. The content can be in text or in a multi-media format. The framework further includes editing tools such as emotion expression tools and voice modification tools. These tools allow a user to generate voice content that can convey different emotional characteristics of the user at a given time.

The emotion expression tools contain sounds and voices that convey different emotions in the content. The voice modification allows the user to store content in a voice of a celebrity using appropriate voice fonts.

Other users who are part of the user's social network may access the content based on an access list maintained by the user. The framework further includes a translator for converting the aud...