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Automatically notify people when user posts message in social network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243466D
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 51K

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Abstract

This article presents a method and system of identify suitable people to answer questions posted to social applications. When user posts a question/message in a social network: 1. The system will identify sutiable people according to history analysis and the profile 2. Notify related people automatically to be aware of the question/message. 3. Prompt the user who are the people should be aware of the question/message.

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Automatically notify people when user posts message in social network

With the growth of social, it is very common that users post messages in social community or instant message tools, like seeking help for problems. E.g, User may post message that "I would like to read some books on cloud computing, any recommendations?", The user may want to notify somebody for the answer. Another example is that when user posts a message, he want to notify somebody that may be interested in the message.

The issue is:

1. As for the user who post questions/messages, he has to manually notify someone whom he think may know the answer for the question or maybe interested in the message. But sometimes he does not know whom to notify.

2. As for the other users, he is not aware that someone is seeking for help that he can answer or he is interested in.

Claim point

Claim point:

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When user posts a question/message in a social network:

1. Notify related people automatically to be aware of the question/message.

2. Prompt the user who are the people should be aware of the question/message.

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Figure 1 illustrates how the invention works.


1. User-A posts a questions to the social application

2. The invention will analysis who are suitable to answer this question by history analysis and the profile

3. The system will notify people who are suitable for the questions(User-B1, User-B2, User-B3)

4. User-A will be notified that User-B1, User-B2, User-...