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Interactive social networking comments on image objects.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242010D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-14
Document File: 2 page(s) / 113K

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Abstract

A system, method, and program product that supports interactive social networking comments on image objects is disclosed.

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Interactive social networking comments on image objects.

Disclosed is a system, method, and program product that supports interactive social networking comments on image objects. The user can select one or more objects from an image and the system provides support to the allow the user to supply comments and/or feedback on the selected objects. The comments can be text, freehand drawing, audio file or combination of all.

Figure 1 depicts support allowing a user to share an object, such as a photograph in social networking site. Typically a user can provide comments on the entire photograph, but not on an image embedded in the photograph.

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Figure 2 depicts an example scenario, where a comment from User 1 is represented as bold and summarizes comments from other users that indicated they liked the object.

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Following are implementation steps of an embodiment of the disclosed method:

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objects.

The user can also provide freehand drawing on any selected object. Upon selecting the comment, the system or social network software overlays the freehand drawing. The social networking software or system tracks the selected objects and stores

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comments indexed to the selected objects.

If another user selects any comments, the social network software or system uses the index to determine to which objects the comments were made and highlights the image objects.

If any user select any object or combination of objects, the system depicts comm...