Voice-based media searching

  • US 9,971,774 B2
  • Filed: 12/19/2016
  • Issued: 05/15/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • a memory;

    one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    providing a plurality of media items wherein at least some of the media items are each associated with one or more respective tags;

    providing a natural language text string corresponding to a search query for one or more media items, wherein the search query includes one or more query terms;

    identifying, based on the search query, a first media item of the plurality of media items, wherein the first media item is associated with user-generated information and wherein the user-generated information matches a query term of the one or more query terms;

    comparing the respective tags of the identified first media item to the respective tags of one or more other media items of the plurality of media items to identify a second media item, wherein the respective tags of the identified first media item are not generated based on the search query; and

    facilitating a presentation of the first media item and the second media item to a user.

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