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Method and System for Providing Optimized Search Results using Social Network Profile Analytics

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236270D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-16
Document File: 2 page(s) / 42K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing one or more optimized search results to a user based on analysis of one or more social network profiles of the user.

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Method and System for Providing Optimized Search Results using Social Network Profile Analytics

Disclosed is a method and system for providing one or more optimized search results to a user based on analysis of one or more social network profiles of the user.

In order to provide the one or more optimized search results, the method and system collects information from the one or more social network profiles of the user. The one or more social network profiles can be, but need not be limited to, a Facebook* profile and a Twitter** profile. The information collected from the one or more social network profiles of the user can be, but need not be limited to, "likes", statuses and "About You" information.

The method and system creates a data set in order to determine one or more preferences of the user based on the information collected from the one or more social network profiles of the user. The method and system, then, integrates the information collected from the one or more social network profiles of the user with a social profile of the user in the social search engine. The method and system updates the social profile of the user in at least one of in batches and in real time via one or more Application Programming Interface (API) calls. The one or more API calls can include, but need not be limited to, Facebook Connect*** and other interfaces available for social sites.

The method and system, then, evaluates the updated social profile information of the user a...