Virtual assistant aided communication with 3rd party service in a communication session

  • US 10,681,212 B2
  • Filed: 12/05/2018
  • Issued: 06/09/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/05/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing one or more programs comprising instructions, wherein the instructions, when executed by one or more processors of an electronic device, cause to the electronic device to:

  • receive a message transmitted during a communication session from a first user of a plurality of users to a second user of the plurality of users, wherein the communication session is a conversation between the plurality of users;

    determine whether a virtual assistant is capable of facilitating a third party service associated with content of the message;

    in accordance with a determination that the virtual assistant is capable of facilitating the third party service associated with the content of the message;

    identify one or more values associated with a third party service provided by a third party;

    transmit the one or more values to the third party;

    receive a response message from the third party regarding the third party service; and

    display, in the communication session, information corresponding to the response message received from the third party regarding the third party service.

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