US Patent No: 7,865,522

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System and method for hyping media recommendations in a media recommendation system

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Systems and methods for allowing media recommendations to be hyped in a media recommendation system. Recommenders desiring to emphasize a particular media recommendations sent to recipients can “hype” the media recommendation. Hyping is a request for the media recommendation to be used or played sooner by the recipient that it otherwise would if the media recommendation were not hyped. Typically, hyping a media recommendation increases its priority or order of placement in a recipient's media queue, which controls the order of usage or play. The higher the placement, the sooner the media recommendation may be used or played by the recipient. A hype score may be calculated for a hyped media's recommendation to control the order of placement of hyped media recommendations in the recipient's media queue. The hype score may be a function of a hype value and a natural score as if the media recommendation were not hyped.

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NAPO ENTERPRISES, LLCDURHAM, NC35

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Farrelly, Eugene Matthew Cary, US 31 223
Purdy, Sean Durham, US 18 164
Svendsen, Hugh Chapel Hill, US 143 2471

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MUSICIP CORPORATION (2)
2005/0038,819 Music Recommendation system and method 187 2004
2006/0026,048 Method and apparatus for automated selection, organization, and recommendation of items based on user preference topography 76 2005
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ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (1)
* 2014/0082,493 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING PERCEPTIBLE PROPERTIES OF MEDIA CONTENT 0 2012
 
LEMI TECHNOLOGY, LLC (9)
8,060,525 Method and system for generating media recommendations in a distributed environment based on tagging play history information with location information 27 2007
8,117,193 Tunersphere 22 2008
8,886,666 Method and system for generating media recommendations in a distributed environment based on tagging play history information with location information 1 2012
8,577,874 Tunersphere 4 2012
9,015,109 Systems, methods, and computer readable media for maintaining recommendations in a media recommendation system 0 2012
8,909,667 Systems, methods, and computer readable media for generating recommendations in a media recommendation system 0 2012
8,874,554 Turnersphere 1 2013
8,983,937 Tunersphere 1 2014
9,275,138 System for generating media recommendations in a distributed environment based on seed information 0 2015
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (4)
* 8,200,674 Personalized media recommendation 0 2009
* 2010/0185,671 PERSONALIZED MEDIA RECOMMENDATION 4 2009
* 8,613,021 Providing suggestions of related videos 0 2012
* 2012/0239,645 PROVIDING SUGGESTIONS OF RELATED VIDEOS 1 2012
 
NAPO ENTERPRISES, LLC (10)
9,060,034 System and method of filtering recommenders in a media item recommendation system 1 2007
8,396,951 Method and system for populating a content repository for an internet radio service based on a recommendation network 1 2007
* 7,970,922 P2P real time media recommendations 37 2008
* 8,200,602 System and method for creating thematic listening experiences in a networked peer media recommendation environment 11 2009
* 2010/0198,767 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING THEMATIC LISTENING EXPERIENCES IN A NETWORKED PEER MEDIA RECOMMENDATION ENVIRONMENT 13 2009
8,983,950 Method and system for sorting media items in a playlist on a media device 1 2010
8,422,490 System and method for identifying music content in a P2P real time recommendation network 3 2010
8,434,024 System and method for automatically and graphically associating programmatically-generated media item recommendations related to a user's socially recommended media items 6 2011
9,367,808 System and method for creating thematic listening experiences in a networked peer media recommendation environment 0 2012
9,071,662 Method and system for populating a content repository for an internet radio service based on a recommendation network 0 2013
 
Jelli, Inc. (7)
* 8,498,946 Social broadcasting user experience 2 2008
8,490,133 Social broadcasting platform 0 2008
8,413,189 Dynamic selection of advertising content in a social broadcast environment 1 2008
* 2009/0187,936 Social broadcasting 40 2008
* 8,392,206 Social broadcasting user experience 10 2010
* 2011/0082,807 SOCIAL BROADCASTING USER EXPERIENCE 7 2010
* 8,566,254 Social broadcasting user experience 2 2013
 
Sony Electronics Inc. (2)
* 8,799,500 System and method for effectively providing content to client devices in an electronic network 0 2013
* 2013/0166,698 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EFFECTIVELY PROVIDING CONTENT TO CLIENT DEVICES IN AN ELECTRONIC NETWORK 2 2013
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (1)
8,917,971 Methods and systems for providing relevant supplemental content to a user device 0 2011
 
SYMANTEC CORPORATION (2)
* 8,112,403 Providing a rating for a web site based on weighted user feedback 4 2007
* 2007/0271,246 Providing a rating for a web site based on weighted user feedback 6 2007
 
CHIKKA PTE LTD (2)
* 8,401,926 System for tracking the successful recommendation of a good or service 0 2008
* 2010/0121,774 System for Tracking the Successful Recommendation of a Good or Service 0 2008
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