JP5671234B2 - System and method for automatically finding members of a web-based social network - Google Patents

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JP5671234B2
JP5671234B2 JP2009551974A JP2009551974A JP5671234B2 JP 5671234 B2 JP5671234 B2 JP 5671234B2 JP 2009551974 A JP2009551974 A JP 2009551974A JP 2009551974 A JP2009551974 A JP 2009551974A JP 5671234 B2 JP5671234 B2 JP 5671234B2
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DESCRIPTION OF RELATED APPLICATIONS This application is incorporated herein by reference to the following sources.

  Claiming the priority of US Provisional Application No. 60 / 750,844, filed December 14, 2005, entitled “System and Method for Social Mapping”, “System and Method for Social Mapping” US Patent Application No. 11 / 639,655, filed December 14, 2006 under the title

  Claiming the priority of US Provisional Application No. 60 / 753,810, filed December 23, 2005, entitled “System and Method for Social Timeline”, “System and Method for Social Timeline” US Patent Application No. 11 / 646,206, filed December 26, 2006, entitled “Method”.

  US Patent Application No. 11 / 493,291, filed July 25, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Dynamically Generating Privacy Summary”.

  US patent application Ser. No. 11 / 499,093 filed Aug. 2, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Dynamically Generating Segmented Community Flyers”.

  US patent application no. Filed August 11, 2006 entitled "System and Method for Generating Content Based on Personalized Dynamic Relationships for Members of Web-Based Social Networks" 11 / 502,757.

  US Patent Application No. 11 / 503,093, filed August 11, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Measuring User Affinity in a Social Network Environment”.

  US patent application Ser. No. 11 / 503,037 filed Aug. 11, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Providing Dynamically Selected Media Content for Users of Electronic Devices in a Social Network Environment” .

  US patent application Ser. No. 11 / 503,242 filed Aug. 11, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Dynamically Providing News Feeds for Social Network Users”.

  US patent application Ser. No. 11 / 580,210 filed Oct. 11, 2006, entitled “System and Method for Tagging Digital Media”.

  US Provisional Patent Application No. 60, filed Nov. 3, 2006, entitled “System and Method for a Web-Based Social Networking Environment Integrated within One or More Computing and / or Networking Applications” / 856,416.

US patent provisional application filed February 2, 2007 entitled "System and Method for Automatically Gifting and Displaying Assets in Social Network Environments" , Agent reference number PA4074PRV.

US patent provisional application filed February 2, 2007 under the title "System and Method for Digital File Distribution" , Agent reference number PA3700US.

US patent application filed February 2, 2007 entitled "System and method for automatic data entry of contact files with contact and representation content" , Agent reference number PA3702US.

US patent application filed February 2, 2007 entitled “System and Method for Determining Trust Levels in Social Network Environments” , Agent reference number PA4029US.

US patent application filed February 2, 2007 entitled "System and Method for Reducing Undesirable Behavior in Web-Based Social Networks" , Agent reference number PA4032US.

  The present invention relates to a web-based social network, and more particularly to a system and method for automatically finding members of a web-based social network.

  The decision to contact a particular friend, classmate or business associate often depends on where the person is and what the person is doing. In addition, when a person arrives at a particular location, such as a park or shopping mall, they often want to know if someone else they know is also at the same location. Accordingly, there is a need for a system and method for automatically finding members of web-based social networks.

  Systems and methods for automatically finding members of a web-based social network are provided. An example of the method is a method for finding members of a web-based social network, the step of capturing a GPS identifier in a device, the step of capturing a status in the device, and associating the GPS identifier with the status Storing the associated GPS identifier and status in a contact file of the device; and transmitting the associated GPS identifier and status to a server with a web-based social network database; It comprises. Another example of the method includes receiving a GPS identifier and status associated with a member of a web-based social network over a network on a server with a web-based social network database; Updating contact content in a social network database record of a social network database based on a GPS identifier and status associated with a member of the web-based social network, and automatically storing the contact content Providing the contact content to a communication module for transmitting to the device having the contact file over the network. That.

  An example of the system is provided in a device with a GPS module configured to capture a GPS identifier, a status input screen provided in the device and configured to capture status, and provided in the device, A processing module configured to associate the GPS identifier with the status; a contact file provided in the apparatus configured to store a copy of the associated GPS identifier and status; and provided in the apparatus And a communication module configured to transmit the associated GPS identifier and status to a server with a web-based social network database.

  Another example of the system comprises a server comprising a web-based social network database and configured to receive, via the network, GPS identifiers and status associated with members of the web-based social network, The web-based social network database includes web-based social network database records for members of the web-based social network, and the web-based social network database records are associated with members of the web-based social network. Configured to update the contact content with the GPS identifier and status, the server further comprising the contact content Automatically wherein it is configured to provide a contact content to the communication module for transmitting over the network to a device having a configured contact file to store.

1 illustrates an example architecture for automatically finding members of a web-based social network.

FIG. 4 shows a screenshot of an example status screen used to send the status of members of a web-based social network to a web-based social network database.

Figure 3 shows a screenshot of an example of a web based social network database record.

2 shows a screenshot of an example contact content screen.

FIG. 5 shows a flowchart of an example method for automatically finding members of a web-based social network.

  Systems and methods for automatically finding members of a web-based social network are provided. According to one embodiment, a GPS (Global Positioning System) identifier is received by a GPS enabled device used to query a web based social network. Contact content, including GPS identifiers and status associated with members of other web-based social networks at the same location or approximately the same location, automatically appears on the GPS-enabled device. Another example of the system includes a GPS-enabled device configured to receive the location and current state of a member of a web-based social network, a processing module that associates the received GPS identifier and status, and the associated And a communication module that transmits the GPS identifier and status to a server including a web-based social network database. Contact content in the social network database record of the web-based social network database is updated to include GPS identifiers and status of members of the web-based social network.

  FIG. 1 shows an example of an architecture 100 for automatically finding members of a web-based social network. The architecture 100 includes a server 105, a network 140, and a GPS compatible device 145. The server 105 includes a server location application 110 and a web-based social network database 135. The server search (location) application 110 includes a query module 115, a privacy setting module 120, a device user setting module 125, and a device specification and optimization module 130. The GPS compatible device 145 includes a device display 150 and a device location application 155. The device location application 155 includes a global positioning system (“GPS”) module 160, a processing module 165, a contact file 170, and a communication module 175.

  According to one method, a member of a web-based social network having a GPS enabled device 145 captures a GPS identifier into the GPS module 160. The GPS identifier may represent a current geographic location (eg, street name) for a member of the web-based social network. For example, a GPS identifier may be captured in the GPS module 160 of the GPS enabled device 145 indicating that 90210, California, College Town, Main Street 123 is the current geographic location for the member. Using the keypad, touch screen or similar mechanism of the GPS enabled device 145, the member can enter a status, and the entered status is received by the GPS enabled device 145. The status indicates the current state of the member at or near the time when the GPS identifier is imported into the GPS module 160. The status may include any indication including “at home”, “working”, “at the clinic” and / or other similar indications. The processing module 165 associates the received GPS identifier with the received status. For example, the processing module 165 associates the GPS identifier of College Town, Main Street 123, 90210 California with the received status of “at home”. A copy of the associated GPS identifier and status is stored in the contact file 170. The communication module 175 sends the associated GPS identifier and status to the server 105, which receives the GPS identifier and status. The server 105 includes a web-based social network database 135. The web-based social network database 135 consists of social network database records 300 (FIG. 3) for each web-based social network member. Contact content in the social network database record 300 is updated to include the associated GPS identifier and status. As described herein, the updated social network database records can be queried by other members of the web-based social network, subject to privacy settings.

  In an alternative method, instead of capturing the GPS identifier into the GPS module 160, a member of the web-based social network can provide a street address (address) via the keypad or touch screen of the GPS enabled device 145 or non-GPS enabled device. You can enter it manually. The street address is received by the GPS enabled device 145 or non-GPS enabled device in the same manner that a GPS identifier is received by the GPS enabled device 145. When a corresponding status is received by the GPS enabled device 145 or non-GPS enabled device, the processing module 165 associates the received street address with the received status. Contact file 170 stores a copy of the associated street address and status, and communication module 175 sends the associated street address and status to server 105.

  In still other methods, the GPS identifier is information based on location, in whole or in part, including not only hybrid methods using various GPS networks but also network-based triangulation methods (but not limited to). May include information that uses or arises from one or more of several types of technologies.

  In one example of the system, if a GPS identifier is imported into the GPS module 160 without a corresponding status, the processing module 165 is configured to check the contact file 170 for a corresponding status. If a corresponding status is found, the status is displayed on the device display 150. If the status corresponding to the received GPS identifier is not found in the contact file 170, the communication module 175 sends the received GPS identifier to the server 105 without the corresponding status. A query module 115 on the server 105 queries (queries) the web-based social network database 135 for the status associated with the GPS identifier. If a status corresponding to the GPS identifier is found in the web-based social network database 135, the status is sent from the server 105 to the GPS enabled device 145. The processing module 165 associates the received GPS identifier with the status, and the associated GPS identifier and status are stored in the contact file 170.

  In a further example of the method, the received GPS identifier, whether or not the GPS identifier has a status associated with the contact file 170 and / or the web-based social network database 135, The data is transmitted to the server 105 by the communication module 175. In response, the query module 115 on the server 105 responds to the social content database for the contact content of other members of the network database 135 that have GPS identifiers that match or substantially match in the web-based social network database 135. Queries the network database 135 (performs a query). If one or more other members of the social network database are determined to have GPS identifiers that match or approximately match their social network database records 300, the contact content of these other members is retrieved from the server 105. Sent to a GPS enabled device 145. As a result, members of the network being queried know about the other social networks that are nearby.

  In a further example of the method, a received GPS identifier that does not have an associated status is transmitted from the communication module 175 to the server 105, and the server 105 or a module associated with the server 105 has the GPS identifier. Associate with a specific status.

  According to one embodiment, the privacy setting module 120 forms part of the server location application 110. Based on privacy settings selected by members of a web-based social network, the privacy settings module 120 is configured to limit queries for certain associated GPS identifiers and status in the network database 135. For example, in one embodiment, a member of a web-based social network selects a privacy setting and provides a corresponding GPS identifier and status only to people designated by the member as “the friend of the member” There are things to do.

  The server location application 110 may include a device user setting module 125 for controlling functions such as when the server 105 communicates with a GPS enabled device 145. For example, the device user setting module 125 may be configured to instruct the server 105 to communicate with the GPS enabled device 145 during standard business hours. Further, the device user setting module 125 may be set to instruct the server 105 to communicate with the GPS compatible device 145 in response to a change in the network database 135. For example, the device user configuration module 125 may cause the server 105 to update when a particular member of the web-based social network updates a GPS identifier associated with her and a status in her web-based social network database record 300. It can be set to allow communication with the GPS enabled device 145.

  The device specification and optimization module 130 on the server location application 110 may be configured with specifications for various types of GPS enabled devices 145 that communicate with the server 105. The device specification and optimization module 130 recognizes the type of GPS enabled device 145 used to communicate with the server 105 and is associated with a GPS identifier and status corresponding to the specification of the GPS enabled device 145. Format. For example, the device specification and optimization module 130 may automatically recognize that a member of a web-based social network is using a Blackberry ™ device to communicate with the server 105. Thus, the device specification and optimization module 130 will format the associated GPS identifier and status sent to the device to correspond to the device display 150 of the Blackberry ™ device.

  As will be readily understood by those skilled in the art, numerous combinations and locations (positions) are possible for the individually described component applications and modules. For example, the web-based social network database 135 may function as part of the server location application 110 and / or the server 105 or as a stand-alone application separate from the server location application 110 and / or the server 105. In addition, a number of commonly known communication mechanisms can be used for the GPS enabled device 145 to communicate with the server 105 via the network 140. The network 140 may include other wireless or wired networks such as an Internet network and / or a mobile device carrier network. Further, the GPS compatible device 145 may communicate directly with another device similar to the GPS compatible device 145. All of these variations are within the scope of the embodiments described in the claims.

  FIG. 2 shows a screenshot of an example status screen 200. The status screen 200 is used to send received status for members of a web-based social network to a server with a web-based social network database 135 (FIG. 1). The status screen 200 includes a status input box 205, instructions 210 and status options 215. The status screen 200 typically appears on the device display 150 (FIG. 1).

  The status of web-based social network members is captured in a status input box 205. According to one embodiment, the status is captured manually by members of a web-based social network via a keypad or touch screen on the GPS enabled device 130 (FIG. 1). According to yet other embodiments, it may be received from other devices that are the same as or similar to the GPS enabled device 145.

  In one example of the status screen 200, the instruction 210 instructs the web-based social network to select one status from seven optional status options 215. These options include “at home”, “in the library”, “working”, “in class”, “going out for a party”, “sleeping” and / or “other”. When a member of the web-based social network selects the status “other”, the member is prompted to type any status to indicate its current state. For example, a member of the web-based social network that selects the “Other” status by entering option “7” is prompted to type “Bar”. According to one embodiment, the GPS identifier captured in the GPS module 160 is “123 Main Street, College Town, CA, 90120”. Accordingly, the processing module 165 associates 123 Main Street, College Town, CA, 90120 ”with“ Bar. ”The GPS identifier and status thus associated (ie,“ Bar ”and“ 123 Main Street, College ” Town, CA, 90120 ") is stored in the contact file 170, and the communication module 175 transmits the associated GPS identifier and status to the server 105.

  As will be readily appreciated by those skilled in the art, other status options may be included in the status screen 200, and variations thereof are within the scope of the present invention.

  FIG. 3 shows a screenshot of an example of a web based social network database record 300. The exemplary web-based social network database record 300 relates to John Smith at Harvard University. The social network database record 300 includes John Smith's contact content. According to various embodiments, the contact content includes some or all of the information stored in the web-based social network database 135. The contact content further includes expression content such as audio / video. Here audio / video is any audio, video, audiovisual, pictorial content, photo, image form, text file and / or all variations and combinations thereof.

  The contact content 305 shown in the example social network database record 300 includes John Smith's associated GPS identifier and status 310. In one example of the social network database record 300, John Smith's associated GPS identifier and status 310 is “Bar, 123 Main Street, College Town, CA, 90120”.

  FIG. 4 shows a screenshot of an example contact content screen 400. A contact content screen, such as the contact content screen 400, is displayed on the device display 150 (FIG. 1) of the GPS enabled device 145 (FIG. 1). A social network database record, such as the social network database record 300, is one possible source for some or all of the contact content that appears on a contact content screen, such as the contact content screen 400.

  The contact content screen 400 shown in FIG. 4 relates to John Smith at Harvard University. The contact content screen 400 includes some or all of John Smith's contact content 305 and includes John Smith's associated GPS identifier and status 310.

According to one embodiment, part or all of the contact content on the contact content screen 40 is “System and Method for Automatic Population of a Contact File with Contact Content and Expression Content”. US patent application filed February 2, 2007 under the title "System and method for automatic data entry" Automatically populate the contact file 170 (Fig. 1) of the GPS-enabled device 145 as described in the agent reference number PA3702US (which is hereby incorporated by reference) .

  According to a further embodiment, after the GPS identifier is captured by the GPS module 160 of the GPS-enabled device 145, the communication module 175 sends the GPS identifier to the server 105 (FIG. 1) for a web-based social network The database 135 is queried (queryed) for the corresponding contact file. If one or more members of the web-based social network database are determined to have GPS identifiers that match or approximately match their social network database records 300, they will be found on the contact content screen 400 corresponding to those members. The contact content is transmitted from the server 105 to the GPS compatible device 145. As a result, the members of the social network making the query know about other social network members nearby.

  FIG. 5 shows a flowchart of an example method 500 for automatically finding members of a web-based social network.

  In step 505, the GPS compatible device 145 (FIG. 1) captures the GPS identifier into the GPS module 160 (FIG. 1). In one embodiment, the GPS identifier indicates the street address of a member of a web-based social network. In a further embodiment, the GPS identifier is used for a web-based social network using a keypad or touch screen on the GPS enabled device 145 or via a keypad or touch screen that is not GPS enabled. Entered by member.

  In step 510, the GPS enabled device 145 transmits the GPS identifier to the server 105 (FIG. 1). According to various embodiments, the communication module 175 (FIG. 1) in the GPS enabled device 145 transmits the GPS identifier to the server 105.

  In step 515, the server 105 receives the GPS identifier from the GPS enabled device 145 via the network 140 (FIG. 1). In some embodiments, the network 140 may include other wireless or wired networks such as an Internet network and / or a mobile device carrier network.

  In step 520, the query module 115 (FIG. 1) on the server 105 contacts other web-based social network member contact content that has a GPS identifier that is the same as or closely related to the received GPS identifier ( Query the web-based social network database 135 for associated GPS identifiers and status.

  In step 525, the server 105 checks the privacy setting module 120 (FIG. 1). According to one embodiment, the privacy setting module 120 is configured to limit contact content (including associated GPS identifiers and status) transmitted from the server 105 to the GPS enabled device 145. In other embodiments, the privacy setting module 120 is configured to restrict queries to the social network database 135.

  In step 530, the server 105 checks the device user setting module 125 (FIG. 1). According to one embodiment, the device user setting module 125 controls functions such as when the server 105 communicates with a GPS enabled device 145, for example. In a further embodiment, the device user setting module 125 includes the updated contact content (including associated GPS identifier and status) in response to changes in the web-based social network database 135 to the server 105. ) To the GPS compatible device 145.

  In step 535, the server 105 checks the device specification and optimization module 130 (FIG. 1). According to one embodiment, the device specification and optimization module 130 is configured with specifications for various GPS enabled devices 145 that communicate with the server 105. The device specification and optimization module 130 recognizes the type of GPS enabled device 145 used to communicate with the server 105 and formats the contact file to correspond to the specification of the GPS enabled device 145.

  In step 540, contact content (associated GPS identifiers and status) of other members of the web-based social network with the same or closely related GPS identifiers is transmitted from the server 105 to the GPS enabled device 145. . According to one embodiment, a number of commonly known communication mechanisms can be used for the server 105 to communicate with the GPS enabled device 145 via the network 140.

  In step 545, the GPS enabled device 145 receives contact content (associated GPS identifier and status) from the server 105.

  In step 550, the contact content is automatically stored in a contact file 170 (FIG. 1). According to one embodiment, the contact file 170 is a component of the device location application 155 (FIG. 1) on the GPS enabled device 145.

  In step 555, the contact content is displayed on the device display 150 (FIG. 1) of the GPS enabled device 145.

  Although various embodiments of the present invention have been described above, these embodiments are shown by way of example and are not restrictive. For example, any of the components associated with automatically finding members of a web-based social network may employ any of the desired functions described above. Therefore, the scope of the preferred embodiment is not limited by the above-described embodiment.

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  1. A method performed by a computer system for sharing the location of a user participating in a social network service at a geographical location, comprising:
    Receiving location information and status information from a mobile device of a first user of the social network service, wherein the location information represents a geographical location of the first user, and the status information is the mobile device Manually input by the first user in the input module of
    The first user in the database records, and storing the contact content of the first user including pre Symbol the position information that has been implicated in the status information of the first user,
    Receiving a request from a second user for information related to the geographic location, wherein the second user is connected to the first user in the social network service. Specified by one user,
    Requesting the database to retrieve the status information of the first user associated with the location information of the geographic location in response to the request;
    A sending the contact content including the status information and location information before Symbol first user to the second user, the transmitted status information and position information which is displayed in the device of the second user, the And wherein the storage of the contact file in the second user's device is updated according to the sent contact content .
  2. The step of sending the status information and location information to the second user includes generating a page of information about the first user including the contact content including the status information and location information of the first user. The method according to claim 1.
  3.   The method according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the position information includes an address determined by processing a wireless position signal detected by a sensor in the mobile device.
  4.   The method according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the position information is determined by a wireless position signal generated at the mobile device.
  5.   The method according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the location information is manually provided by the first user on the mobile device.
  6. Receiving the location information of the second user;
    Determining whether the first user is near the second user based on the position information of the first user and the position information of the second user;
    The method further comprises: starting transmission of information about the first user to the second user in response to determining that the first user is near the second user. The method according to any one of 1 to 5.
  7. A computer server for providing a social network service,
    In response to receiving the position information and status information from a mobile device of the first user, in the recording of the first user database, said including the position information attached relationship to the status information of the first user A database module configured to store contact content of one user , wherein the location information represents a geographical location of the first user, and the status information is an input module of the mobile device. Manually entered by one user,
    In response to receiving a query from a second user for information associated with the geographic location, the status information of the first user associated with the location information of the geographic location is from the database module. A query module configured to retrieve, wherein the second user is designated by the first user as having a connection with the first user in the social network service;
    Wherein being configured to receive the position information and status information related to said first user from the mobile device, and, before Symbol wherein the contact content second containing the status information and location information of the first user A communication module configured to send to a user , wherein the sent status information and location information is displayed on the second user's device, and the storage of a contact file in the second user's device is sent. And a communication module that is updated according to the contact content .
  8. Determining whether the second user of the social network service is included in a list of members selected by the first user to receive the location information and status information; and
    And further comprising a privacy setting module configured to initiate transmission of the status information and location information to the second user in response to determining that the second user is included in the list. 8. The computer server according to claim 7 , wherein
  9. Determining a specification of the computing device including at least one of the second user's computing device type and display capability; and
    Further comprising a device specification and optimization module configured to format data including at least the location information and status information into an information page for transmission to the computing device according to the specification of the computing device. The computer server according to claim 7 or 8 , characterized by the above.
  10. The query module further comprises:
    Receiving location information of the second user;
    Determining whether the first user is near the second user based on the position information of the first user and the position information of the second user; and
    According to the determination of the first user is in the vicinity of the second user, according to claim 7, characterized in that it is configured to start the transmission of information for the first user to the second user A computer server described in 1.
  11. 11. The communication module according to any one of claims 7 to 10, wherein the communication module is further configured to send the contact content including the status information and location information in a page of information about the first user. A computer server described in 1.
  12. The position information, the computer server according to any one of claims 7 to 11, characterized in that it comprises an address that is determined by a sensor in the mobile device.
  13. The geographic location, the computer server according to any one of claims 7 to 11, characterized in that it is determined by the wireless position signal generated by the mobile device.
  14. A method performed by a computer system for sharing the location of a user participating in a social network service at a geographical location, comprising:
    Receiving location information and status information from a device of a first user of the social network service, wherein the location information represents a geographical location of the first user, and the status information is an input of the device Entered manually by the first user in the module;
    The first user in the database records, and the step that stores contact content of the first user including pre Symbol the position information that has been implicated in the status information of the first user,
    Receiving a request from a second user for information related to the geographic location, wherein the second user is connected to the first user in the social network service. Specified by one user,
    Requesting the database to retrieve the status information of the first user associated with the location information of the geographic location in response to the request;
    A sending the contact content including the status information and location information before Symbol first user to the second user, the transmitted status information and position information which is displayed in the device of the second user, the And wherein the storage of the contact file in the second user's device is updated according to the sent contact content .
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