Facebook, Inc (Menlo Park, CA)
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A social-networking system, which may include a social-networking website that allows users (such as organizations or individuals) to communicate with it as well as with each other through it. The social-networking system may be able to, with input from the user, create and save within the social-networking system a user profile that is associated with the user. The user profile may include demographic information, communication-channel information, and information on personal interests of the user. The social-networkingsystem may also, with input from a user, create and store a record of relationships of the user with other users of the social-networking system, as well as provide services (e.g. wall posts and photo-sharing, event management messages, games or ads) to facilitate social interaction between or between users.
One or more social-networking platforms may send messages or content from one or more networks to a mobile device or any other device that uses a computer. Users can also download applications that allow access to the profile of a user and other data in the social networking platform. Social networking systems may create the user’s own set of content objects that it can show to the user, for instance, an aggregated newsfeed that includes stories of other users connected to the user.
Social-graph analysis considers social connections in terms of network theory consisting of nodes and edges. Edges are the connections between the actors. Nodes represent the individual actors within the network. The graph-based structures are very complex. There can be many types of nodes and many types of edges connecting nodes. In its simplest form, a social graph is a map of all pertinent edges that connect all of the nodes that are being studied.
Specific embodiments permit the social-networking system to send information to a device that is connected to the client to suggest the media item (e.g. an image or an emoticon emoticon, emoticon, an audio file, GIF, or image) to a user. This suggestion could be helpful to a user in communicating via the social network or any other suitable platform (e.g. or a text messaging platform, or an email platform). Social-networking systems may be able to receive from the device of a user an input by the user(e.g. an input of text, a string or a selection of categories) corresponding to one or more n-grams. The input is not caused by any action of the user however, it could be sent automatically by the client device as an response to triggers (e.g. an event that takes place at a certain time or a specific location). The social-networking system may access a media-item index. The index can index multiple media items as well as one or more keywords that are associated with each item. Each keyword could have been extracted from messages on an online social network (e.g. posts, comments, reshares, comments, private messages) made by members of the online social network. Social networking systems could be able of identifying media items using the media-item list. A keyword associated with the item may be matched to the input by the user to determine the media item that is identified. Each of the identified media items can be assigned a media-item score by the social-networking platform. The score for a media item could be calculated based on any element, for example, a number of occurrences that the media item was used in communications on the online social network in connection with its matched keywords. The social-networkingsystem may send, to the client device of the first user for display, data corresponding to identified media items having a media-item score greater than a threshold media-item score. The data could include the media item in the form of a content object. Or, it could include a hyperlink to the media item (e.g. in a third-party website). The information may be displayed to the user as several suggestions, one or more of which the user may decide to use in a communication. You can use the media-itemindex for more than offering suggestions of media items. The keywords that are associated with media items may inform the social network system about the meanings in context of the item. They may also be utilized to rank posts. For instance postings that contain just a single photo of the president Barack Obama could be highly searched for in a search of “barack Obama”). This may be useful in the context of search. The media-items index can be used to offer an extensive dictionary of current language memes, slang, and memes. It stays up to date with their growth and displays the most recent usage. In addition, and without limitation, the keywords associated with media items can provide an array of analytical or polling data to anyone interested (e.g., a company’s logo could provide the company with information about users’ opinions about the company).
The embodiments presented in this disclosure are just examples, and the nature of this disclosure is not restricted to them. Specific embodiments may comprise the entirety, a portion, or none of the elements, components or features, functions, operations, or steps of the embodiments disclosed in this document. The attached claims provide specific embodiments of the invention, such as methods, storage medium, system, and computer program product. In each claim category (e.g. Method can also be claimed in a different claim category. system, and also. They do not contain reference or dependencies. They’re only selected because of formal reasons. Any subject matter that results from a deliberate linkage to previous claims, and in particular, multiple dependencies, can also be claimed. This means that any claim or feature may be disclosed regardless of whether or not they are mentioned in the claims attached. The subject matter may include not only combinations of features that are described in the attached claims, but also any combination of features within the claims. Each feature in the claims could be combined with another feature or a combination of features. Each of the features and embodiments discussed herein can be claimed as a separate claim, or in combination with any other feature or embodiment described in this document.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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