Integrated messaging

  • US 8,774,844 B2
  • Filed: 04/08/2011
  • Issued: 07/08/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for facilitating consumption of multimedia content at a mobile device using short message service (SMS) messaging, the system comprising:

  • a facilitating server configured to;

    store information concerning one or more commands in memory, wherein each command is associated with stored instructions,receive an SMS message from a mobile device, the SMS message including a command based on a user interaction with a web-based interface at the mobile device,wherein, the command is automatically generated at the mobile device upon detection of the user interaction with a graphical user interface (GUI), the GUI including selection of an option or activity from a menu displayed through the web-based interface on the mobile device for inclusion in the SMS message, the option or activity indicating a request to retrieve or access the multimedia content;

    process the SMS message to identify the command;

    access the memory to determine the instructions associated with the command;

    execute the instructions associated with the command in the SMS message received from the mobile device to access the multimedia content; and

    transmit the multimedia content for access at the mobile device in response to the SMS message.

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