08244848 is referenced by 181 patents and cites 9 patents.

In one embodiment, a system includes one or more computing systems that implement a social networking environment and are operable to access stored information including a plurality of nodes including a first set of user nodes that each correspond to a respective user and a second set of concept nodes that each correspond to a respective concept. The stored information further includes a plurality of edges that each define a connection between a corresponding pair of nodes including a first set and a second set of edges. Each edge from the first set defining a connection between a pair of user nodes and representing a social relationship between the users corresponding to the user nodes. Each edge from the second set defining a connection between a user node and a concept node and representing an interest of the user of the user node with respect to the corresponding concept node.

Title
Integrated social network environment
Application Number
12/763171
Publication Number
8244848 (B1)
Application Date
April 19, 2010
Publication Date
August 14, 2012
Inventor
Peter Xiu Deng
Mountain View
CA, US
Namita Gupta
Menlo Park
CA, US
Chad Eugene Little
San Carlos
CA, US
Alex Li
Mountain View
CA, US
Srinivas Narayanan
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Baker Botts L
Assignee
Facebook
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
G06F 15/16
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