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Policy based message notification solution

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248725D
Publication Date: 2016-Dec-30
Document File: 3 page(s) / 59K

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Abstract

In this instant message and social communication software era, group chat is the most common way of sharing and communicating. However, the chat group can produce a large amount of messages in a very short time. These messages are massive and the format is various, so how to get the wanted messages quickly and effectively becomes a big problem.

Our disclosure provides a policy based message notification solution and can resolve above problems effectively.

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Policy based message notification solution

Use policy based message notification solution in chatting group to customize the notification rules by application users. This can

make the instant massages notified in a user defined way and avoid massive notification of interruptive messages. It also provides

messages grouping feature by policies and ‘show all’ function.

These policies include but are not limited to:

User defined keyword list: example - Red Hat, baby, restaurant, movie, school, funny, etc

Content format: video, audio, text, pictures, animations, emoji, etc

Person's name: white/black list

Time period: 7:00-18:00 (don't wake me up in the middle of the night) or 7:30-8:00, etc)

Language used: example - I only want to see messages in English)

Notification queue length: If more than x messages in y minutes, stop notifications (stop the notification storm!)

Certain emojis.

Main function modules:

1. User interface to set polices of message notifications:

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2. Background program of instant massage filter by policies

3. ‘Show All’ feature:

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When the user is not busy and want to

browse the all messages sent to this chat group,

‘Show all’ function can show all of them.

The value of this disclosure

This solution is very useful in chatting applications. It helps to filter user defined useful messages notification in chatting group and

avoid massive notification of interruptive messages. It also provides messages grouping feature by policies and ‘show all’ function.

The ben...