Social networking system, method and device

CAFC
  • US 8,620,828 B1
  • Filed: 12/19/2012
  • Issued: 12/31/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system for use in a social network environment comprising:

  • a first computer system accessible via a first computer network, said first computer system comprising a data processor and a memory;

    a first user account record stored in said memory, said first user account record being associated with a first social group, wherein said first social group is one of a multitude of different social groups within said social network environment and wherein each social group has an associated respective real-time news ticker;

    a real-time news ticker of said first social group, said real-time news ticker of said first social group comprising a plurality of real-time news items pertaining to said first social group; and

    a second user account record, said second user account record comprising a first subscription to said real-time news ticker of said first social group, said first user account record being different from said second user account record, wherein;

    an association between said first user account record and said first social group is verified as a condition for said first user account record being permitted to distribute news items through said real-time news ticker of said first social group.

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