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Instant Messaging "Questions"

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000208308D
Publication Date: 2011-Jun-30

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to apply to instant messaging applications which allows instant messaging users to create a "Question" that can then be assigned to a set of users. When the question is answered, the originator marks the question as such and the system automatically notifies other recipients that their assistance is no longer required.