Facebook, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA)

Social networking systems allow users to interact with a content item in real-time, by displaying an interaction bar to the user who is browsing the page for a content item that is linked with the content item. The social networking system presents the content item pages for content items, along with a content item header. The content item header is in a fixed place on the display of a viewing user’s client device located at the top of the display. If the social network system is notified of an interaction from a content item, the social networking system can determine which users are watching the page associated with the content item and present an interaction bar that explains the interaction in the header of the content item. To determine if it is appropriate to display an interaction bar for a viewing user, the social network system calculates an affinity score for a viewing user for the interaction.

The invention is generally applicable to social networks, and more specifically, it relates to presenting interactions with content items in the social network system in real-time.

Social networking allows users to interact and connect with each other. Some social networking platforms permit users to interact with other users and their content. Forexample, users can interact with content on social networks by reacting to the content (e.g., “liking” the item of content “loving” the item, which indicates that they believe a particular content item is humorous) and adding more information to the content item(e.g., posting an “comment” to the item) and sharing the item with other users on the social networking system.

Content items’ interactions are often presented so that users can observe how other users have reacted with the material. Unfortunately, social networking systems are not able to notify users of new interactions with content items promptly. Thus interactions between other users via interactions with content items do not usually occur in real-time. Additionally, if a user is viewing the content via a webpage associated with the item of content, the user istypically unaware of any new interactions happening with the item since the user may be viewing only a small portion of the page which does not show the interaction. This makes it difficult to communicate with other users in real-time through an article of content in the event that they are watching the interaction.

Social networking systems allow users to interact in real-time through content items. Users can visit an online page that is linked to a content article and then see an interaction bar. Social networks store pages with information about a particular item of content. It includes information about the content item and interactions with it by other users. The pages for content items are displayed by the social media system, along with an item header. Thecontent item header contains information about the content item including identifying information regarding the person who created the content item, or the number of interaction with the item. The content item’s header may be fixed on the screen of a client device, which is located at the top of the display. Thus, the content item’s header is visible to the viewing user as the viewing user is presented with different portions of the content item page. For example, if a viewing userviews a new comment that is located at the bottom of the content item page the content item’s header is still displayed at the top of the client device display. The interaction bar may be presented near to when the interaction occurs. The bar for interaction could be displayed when the interaction happens, when it happens or after a certain period of period of time.

The social network system is able to identify users who are viewing the content page for the content item and display an interaction bar that explains the interaction. The bar for interaction appears in the header of the content page for the user and can be viewed by them regardless of which section of the content page they are currently viewing. The interaction bar can identify the user that performed the interaction and also the kind of interaction. The affinity score is a measurement of how likely a user will interact with the interaction bar. If the score is higher than a certain threshold that is set, the social media system presents an interaction bar describing the interactions to the user. The level of affinity could be determined based on the viewing user, the type ofthe interaction, as well as the content item.

Interaction bars are utilized to notify users of interactions that occur with content items. Engaging with content lets users communicate in real-time. This can help draw attention to interactions which they may would have missed. In addition, by displaying the header of the content item in a fixed place on the client device’s display this bar of interaction can be shown to a user no matter which portion of the content item page the viewer is currently viewing and thus bring fresh interactions with the content item to the notice of the viewing user more effectively.

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