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Mechanism for Pro-Active Monitoring and Improvement of a Personal Social Image

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246605D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 82K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a system that provides pro-active monitoring, suggestions, and rewards to help a user maintain a positive social image on the Internet.

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Mechanism for Pro-Active Monitoring and Improvement of a Personal Social Image

A person's image on social media is critical. Job seekers, college applicants, potential romantic partners all can be negatively affected by a post or statement if others consider it inappropriate. Often, people write posts or statements on impulse and do not consider the consequences.

The novel system presented herein provides pro-active monitoring, suggestions, and rewards to help a user maintain a positive social image. The core idea is to provide a comprehensive automated social image monitoring system to improve and protect the user's social image on the Internet.

The system is aimed at helping young people, who might not realize a poor decision, by making the process fun; it is more like a game with rewards than a burdensome rules monitor. The system encourages good behavior by rewarding people with badges based on the score that can go up or down depending on the content of the user's post. Examples of badges include (but are not limited to):

• Desirable Job Seeker • Top college applicant • Savvy professional • Young Tech Guru • Operating System X wizard • Software Y wizard
• Desirable Bachelor/Bachelorette

The system has a number of built-in rules; some are generic while others are specific to a certain role. The system does not prevent the user from posting any content, but it generates warnings and suggestions when the content might have a negative impact on the user's social image. The system keeps track of the score given to each person and displays a batch when the user reaches certain score levels. Each person selects a badge as a goal....