Methods, systems, and computer program products for sharing a data object in a data store via a communication

  • US 10,613,737 B1
  • Filed: 04/10/2019
  • Issued: 04/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/22/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing one or more programs, the one or more programs comprising instructions which, when executed by an apparatus, cause the apparatus to:

  • cause display, at a first node, of a first user interface element, a second user interface element, and a third user interface element;

    allow receipt, at the first node, of information associated with at least one folder via the first user interface element;

    cause to be sent, from the first node via at least one network, the information associated with the at least one folder;

    allow receipt, at the first node, of an object associated with at least one email address via the second user interface element;

    cause to be sent, from the first node via the at least one network, the object associated with the at least one email address;

    allow receipt, at the first node, of an indication of a selection of the third user interface element; and

    cause to be sent, from the first node via the at least one network, the indication of the selection of the third user interface element;

    after the information associated with the at least one folder, the object associated with the at least one email address, and the indication of the selection of the third user interface element are caused to be sent via the at least one network;

    allow receipt, at a second node via the at least one network, at least one email message identifying the at least one folder and including a reference to the at least one folder, without including a file attachment with the at least one email message;

    after the information associated with the at least one folder, the object associated with the at least one email address, and the indication of the selection of the third user interface element are caused to be sent via the at least one network;

    cause creation, utilizing code sent to the second node to be stored on a storage at the second node and further to cooperate with a file explorer interface, of a representation of the at least one folder in a location among one or more folders on the file explorer interface, where the storage of the second node does not store any file in the at least one folder when the representation of the at least one folder is created; and

    cause display, at the second node, of the representation of the at least one folder in the location among the one or more folders on the file explorer interface.

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