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Method and System for Focusing Attention of a User to Updates of a Management Chain on a Social Media

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236906D
Publication Date: 2014-May-21
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for focusing attention of a user to one or more messages on a social media that are of interest to a management chain of the user.

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Method and System for Focusing Attention of a User to Updates of a Management Chain on a Social Media

Disclosed is a method and system for focusing attention of a user to one or more messages on a social media that are of interest to a management chain of the user.

The method and system focuses attention of the user by retrieving the management chain of the user. Here, the method and system also determines a hierarchy in the management chain. For example, the method and system can determine that User 1 reports to User 2 for finance related projects, but reports to User 3 management

wise. Thereafter, the method and system monitors the management chain for one or more updates. The one or more updates can be, but need not be limited to, posting of a message, reply to a message and liking a message.

On detecting one or more updates made by the management chain, the method and system executes one or more actions to change the focus of the user to the one or more updates. The one or more actions can be, but need not be limited to, marking the message as needing a second update, making the message a 'message of the day', establishing an implicit follow and unfollow where employee changes group, sending the message to a business relevance bucket and reweighting the message based on comments of the management chain.

Consider a scenario where User A is a member of a social network, User A reports to User B and User B reports to User C. Further, assume User B is connected...