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A Method and System for Providing Sponsored Picture Themes in a Mail Application

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240216D
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-14
Document File: 2 page(s) / 34K

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Subramanyan Murali: INVENTOR [+5]

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing one or more sponsored picture themes in a mail application, wherein each sponsored picture theme is a picture theme incorporating one or more advertisements.

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A Method and System for Providing Sponsored Picture Themes in a Mail Application

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for providing one or more sponsored picture themes in a mail application, wherein each sponsored picture theme is a picture theme incorporating one or more advertisements.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for providing one or more sponsored picture themes in a mail application, wherein each sponsored picture theme is a picture theme incorporating one or more advertisements.

The method and system includes creating the one or more sponsored picture themes.  Further each sponsored picture theme of the one or more sponsored picture theme is created for a product.  A picture theme is combined with the one or more advertisements for the product, in order to generate the sponsored picture theme.  Incorporation of the one or more advertisements is done to ensure blending in of the one or more advertisements into a design of the mail application.  For instance, blending in of the one or more advertisements is achieved by making a color, and a font of the one or more advertisements to match with a color, and a font of the mail application.

The method and system subsequently displays the one or more sponsored picture themes in a theme picker associated with the mail application.  In addition to the one or more sponsored picture themes, the mail application can display one or more regular advertisements in a pre-defined area such as, a left rail, and a right rail of, the mail application.

The method and system further includes identifying a selection of a sponsored picture theme by a user from the theme picker.  In response to the selection, display of the one or more regular advertisements can be stopped, and the sponsored picture theme is displayed as a theme of the mail application.  In an embodiment, the sponsored picture theme is a background theme for the mail application.

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