Content bridge for associating host content and guest content wherein guest content is determined by search

  • US 7,107,264 B2
  • Filed: 03/31/2004
  • Issued: 09/12/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/04/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. Using a computer system with access to electronically retrievable content in digital form, a method of providing content in response to a request, comprising:

  • receiving a request for specific host content;

    obtaining the host content;

    formulating a search query based on the host content, wherein the search query is based on the host content obtained;

    applying the search query to a search engine to search an index of guest content;

    identifying guest content associated with the host content based on the search query in the index of guest content; and

    providing the host content and at least a reference to at least some of the guest content with the host content in response to the request.

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