Media content notification via communications network

  • US 8,666,808 B2
  • Filed: 01/04/2011
  • Issued: 03/04/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. At least one computer readable medium containing instructions for receiving, storing, and providing user information used to identify content of interest to a user, the instructions comprising:

  • accessing a first database comprising information about a user, the information about the user comprising user interest information and a user identifier;

    accessing at least one second database comprising information related to available content;

    matching the user interest information and the information related to available content to identify content of potential interest to the user; and

    periodically transmitting a notification to the user, the notification comprising the identified content of potential interest and corresponding to a notification criteria obtained by receiving a user identifier from the user, communicating the user identifier to the first database, and receiving the notification criteria from the first database.

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