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Automated Real-time Contact List Update based on Social Interactions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243097D
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-15
Document File: 5 page(s) / 79K

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Abstract

The disclosed invention is targeted to automatically collect contact information of the things youre interested in and add them as a contact when chatting on instant messaging software.

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Automated Real-time Contact List Update based on Social Interactions

When talking/discussing about something, the next step we're going to do is trying to get the more information about what we just talked about. If we're talking about a restaurant that we're going to visit, we may need its phone number to do the reservation and the address of the restaurant to know its exact location. And it would be great if we could have its website URL(Uniform Resource Locator) and social media account to know more about what kinds of food will be served and interact with the restaurant through the different communication channels. The disclosed invention is targeted to automatically collect contact information of the things you're interested in and add them as a contact when chatting on instant messaging software.

While talking with your friend via instant messaging software, the context of your chatting content will be analyzed. If you're talking about a store that you want to visit, the instant messaging software will look up all the contact information(including web site URL, phone number, store address, social media account, email account, etc. ) on the Internet. It would filter out the unnecessary information based on your user's profile (such as gender, age, location, etc.) And the store truly fits with your needs will be added as a contact in the temporary contact list. The temporary contact will be removed after 24 hours unless the users decide to move them into their real contact list. The disclosed invention would save users a lot of time to collect the contact informatio...