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A Method to Merge and Display User Social Network in Graphic View and Generate Advise Intelligently

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238204D
Publication Date: 2014-Aug-08
Document File: 7 page(s) / 130K

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Abstract

SNS is increasingly important to our daily life.There are many ways to maintain social relationship.We have many ways to contract with some person, but how to choose the best way? This is a big challenge for us. To efficiently utilize SNS to enhance your interpersonal relationship, need to know the overall picture of your social network. Through such picture, you can know how you contact with a certain person - using Email or other way, when you contact with that person last time, and so on. we proposed a new method to Merge and display user social network in graphic view with various contact information, e.g. Phone, Email, WeiBo and etc. Help user get overall picture of social network information, and advise or remind user to maintain the social network.

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A Method to Merge and Display User Social Network in Graphic View and Generate Advise Intelligently

Social Network Service (SNS) is increasingly important to our daily life. We have many ways to maintain social relationship to other people, such as Phone, Email, Weibo and so on. In the other words, suppose you and your friend on 2 isolated points in a social space, you can identify equal or more than one way to connect your friend.

To efficiently utilize SNS to enhance your interpersonal relationship, you might desire to know the overall picture of your social network. Through such picture, you can know how you contact with a certain person - using Email or other way, when you contact with that person last time, and so on.

Core Idea:
This idea is to merge and display user social network in graphic view with various contact information, e.g. Phone, Email, WeiBo and etc. Whic is to help user get overall picture of social network information, and advise or remind user to maintain the social network.

Implementation:

This is a system to track, monitor and view your connectivity data, and also provides open interface to let user act accordingly when data changes.

The major processes of this system is: 1) Create Profiles
1. Provide an interface to let the user to manage his own profile.

The profile includes the following info: Connection Type:

Preferred Connection Type:

Availability of each Connection Type:

Availability Duration of each Connection Type;

You can add or remove the connection type and change the attributes of you connection types.


2) Define Rules

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2.1 Exposes a set of change events to let the user to catch and take actions.

Here are some events:
Connection_Type_Added:
a new connection type added. The events happens if you are using a new connection type to connect to some person Connection_Type_Deleted:

  A current connection type is not deleted. The events happens if you stop to use some connection type and change accordingly in your profile. For example, you changed your cell phone number.

Connection_Type_Deleted_Suspect:
Connection_Broken:
Connection_Frequency_Up:
Connection_Frequency_Down:


2.2 Provide a set of open APIs to let the user to customize his own response. The major open APIs would be:
1. Remind the person by [Connection Type]

2. Remind myself by [Connection Type]

The connection type can be customized. So there will be APIs like: Remind the person by Cell_Phone, Remind myself by Email ...

The person is specified when you create the event listener.

2.3 User can set the following things for event listener

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1. Specify the connected person

   Eg: Friend A 2. Specify the event:
Eg: Connection Broken

3. Specify the response for this event

Eg: Remind myse...