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Community Profile Matching by Social Analytics

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241820D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 91K

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Abstract

Disclosed are a method and system to build community profiles using social analytics. The objective is to identify for a user communities that are similarly aligned, and provide a confidence factor that indicates the similarity to the user’s interests/personality or existing community.

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Community Profile Matching by Social Analytics

In the event that an individual needs more information about an area to which that individual is moving or visiting, a method is needed to help that person learn more about the area, its amenities, community activities, members, etc.

The novel contribution is a method and system to build community profiles using social analytics. The objective is to identify for a user communities that are similarly aligned, and provide a confidence factor that indicates the similarity to the user's interests/personality or existing community.

For a given neighborhood or community, the system mines and analyzes multiple data points to build a community based characteristic profile. Those points can include, but are not limited to: social media interaction (i.e. blog posting, forum participation, social and professional network profiles, social media posts, etc.), site accesses, shopping habits, voter registration, gas prices, traffic congestion, census information, proximity to parks etc. The system can then apply the initial profile to characteristic pattern matching and identify other communities with similar characteristics. Additionally, an individual can provide personal and family information to help the system identify areas within a given location that best match the community in which the user currently lives or identify areas that best align with the user's preferences, habits, and personality. This system can also factor-in proximity to family members or frequently visited locations and travel cost compariso...