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Method and System for Filtering Social Media Content based on Context of Visiting a Location

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236938D
Publication Date: 2014-May-22
Document File: 2 page(s) / 80K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for filtering social media content based on a user’s context of visiting a location.

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Method and System for Filtering Social Media Content based on Context of Visiting a Location

Disclosed is a method and system for filtering social media content based on a user's context of a visit to a location.

The figure below illustrates the steps of the method and system disclosed herein in accordance with an implementation.

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As illustrated, the method and system firstly identifies the location of a user. The location of the user can be identified by using one of a Global Positioning System (GPS) of a user device and a user input related to the user's location.

Thereafter, the method and system receives a user input corresponding to a context such as, but not limited to, work, vacation, and treatment. Optionally, the user input can include a topic of interest such as, but not limited to, restaurant, sports and medicine.

The method and system subsequently utilizes the user input corresponding to the topic and context along with location information to filter social media content. In the implementation illustrated in the figure above, a social media aggregator is used retrieve social media content such as, but not limited to, social topics, posts and photos for a particular location. Further, the retrieved social media content can be parsed intelligently to match the topic and context provided by the user. The algorithm for parsing a topic can include related keywords that are often used when

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positing a social media content such as, but not limited to, restaurant, stadium and diet. For example, a post related to restaurants may be identified by using keywords related to a type of...