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Method and system for aggregated social status

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000250097D
Publication Date: 2017-May-31
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Method and System for Aggregated Social Status

Disclosed are a method and system by which many people can voluntarily join with one or more other statuses and then view the aggregated status.

On a social networking site, users can share a status and open a discussion with friends. A user’s status can include a map indicating the user’s current location. Because many people can be at a given location, many social networking users can have the same information in a status (e.g., attending a party, watching a sporting event, visiting a point of interest, etc.). This presents an opportunity to aggregate multiple statuses. At the same time, even though users have the same status, the reasons for and reactions to that status (i.e., location) can vary. For example, one user might feel happy, while another is bored, and yet another is angry. Statuses are generally used to reflect a strong opinion of certain important event or activity of importance. By aggregating user statuses, the impact (positive or negative) of the activity or event can be quantified and used to develop public policies and decisions The novel contribution is a method and system by which many people can voluntarily join with one or more other statuses and then view the aggregated status. To implement this method and system for aggregated social status:

1. User submits a status on a social network 2. Software installed on the social network server adds one “Join” button with the

status. The purpose of the “Join” button is to invite one or more other users, who have same status at that time frame or share the emotion, to voluntarily join.

3. Software installed in social network server: A. Analyzes the status content B. Performs contextual analysis of the status. There can be variety of rules

for contextual analysis, for example, “feeling happy” as it is rain...