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A smart method to check social messages in an efficient way

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242063D
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-17
Document File: 4 page(s) / 117K

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Abstract

This invention discloses a method to allow user to check social messages in an efficient way. For user's social messages, it analyzes the text and the pics then create tag for them, e.g. food, travel, health. When user touches a message and move it upward to load more update, the invention detects the projection of the touching area to decide whether to merge the messages with the same tag to be one message when showing the following messages in the UI. The merged message can be expanded to show the original full records. User can also cancel the auto merge behavior.

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A smart method to check social messages in an efficient way

Many people use social apps. With quantity of information published by different friends, new records in one hour may be more than 100.

And user may want to check the records in different way in different scenarios. Sometimes he wants to skip the similar information(selling product, pictures of travel, re-posted network news) quickly, sometimes he wants to check these information carefully one by one.

Imagine user has a friend who is selling products in friends' group . She uses the same account to publish selling information as well as personal daily interesting things.

Scenario 1: When user is busy, user may only be interested in personal information of his friend, but he needs to quickly skip pages of latest selling information before seeing other useful information.

Scenario 2: When Christmas is coming and user wants to buy a gift, he checks the friend's selling information carefully one by one.

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One solution is to rank all information automatically, according to pre-defined algorithm. But the algorithm can not meet all people's preference, at any time. This invention discloses a method to allow user to check social messages in an efficient way. For user's social messages, it analyzes the text and the pics then create tag for them, e.g. food, travel, health. When user touches a message and move it upward to load more update, the invention detects the projection of the touching area to decide whether to merge the messages with the same tag to be one message when showing the following messages in the UI. The merged message can be expanded to show the original full records. User can also cancel the auto merge behavior.

By default, when user uses two fingers to slide in the screen, every two new messages within the same category will be merged to one. Three figures will merge every...