Patents by Inventor Emily Grewal

Emily Grewal has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10362126
    Abstract: In a social networking system, photographs and photographic sets are recommended to a user based upon information gathered from the user's social networking profile, as well as information gathered from the social networking profile of the user's friends, and the general pattern of usage by the user of various elements of the social network. In one embodiment, information entered into the social networking profile of the user is used to recommend additional photos and sets of photos. In one embodiment, user preferences indicated by the user via elements of the social network are considered in recommending photos or photo sets. In one embodiment, the general usage pattern of the social network is considered when recommending additional photos and sets of photos to the user. In one embodiment, profile information, usage information, or the indicated preferences of the user's friends are used to recommend additional photos and photo sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Emily Grewal, Joe Binney, Xiao Ou Wang
  • Patent number: 10158731
    Abstract: Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored. A low engagement user type associated with the user is identified from a plurality of low engagement user types. It is determined whether the engagement level of the user is less than a threshold. If so, a communication is provided for the user based on the low engagement user type associated with the user. The communication may be a notification or a digest communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Hisham Rabih Harik, Huan Yang, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu
  • Publication number: 20170235724
    Abstract: A method for generating a personalized language model using a language translation (LT) computing device is provided. The method includes collecting, by the LT computing device, a plurality of communications from at least one data source in network communication with the LT computing device, coding the collected plurality of communications based on dimensions of the collected communications, determining a style of communication from the plurality of communications based on each dimension, and populating a data structure corresponding to the personalized language model with the dimensions and style of communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventor: Emily Grewal
  • Publication number: 20160164988
    Abstract: In a social networking system, photographs and photographic sets are recommended to a user based upon information gathered from the user's social networking profile, as well as information gathered from the social networking profile of the user's friends, and the general pattern of usage by the user of various elements of the social network. In one embodiment, information entered into the social networking profile of the user is used to recommend additional photos and sets of photos. In one embodiment, user preferences indicated by the user via elements of the social network are considered in recommending photos or photo sets. In one embodiment, the general usage pattern of the social network is considered when recommending additional photos and sets of photos to the user. In one embodiment, profile information, usage information, or the indicated preferences of the user's friends are used to recommend additional photos and photo sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Emily Grewal, Joe Binney, Xiao Ou Wang
  • Patent number: 9363223
    Abstract: Techniques to optimize messages sent to a user of a social networking system. In one embodiment, information about the user may be collected by the social networking system. The information may be applied to train a model for determining likelihood of a desired action by the user in response to candidate messages that may be provided for the user. The social networking system may provide to the user a message from the candidate messages with a selected likelihood of causing the desired action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Lex Arquette, David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Denise Moreno, Florin Ratiu, Yanxin Shi, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu, Ching-Chih Weng, Huan Yang
  • Patent number: 9282138
    Abstract: In a social networking system, photographs and photographic sets are recommended to a user based upon information gathered from the user's social networking profile, as well as information gathered from the social networking profile of the user's friends, and the general pattern of usage by the user of various elements of the social network. In one embodiment, information entered into the social networking profile of the user is used to recommend additional photos and sets of photos. In one embodiment, user preferences indicated by the user via elements of the social network are considered in recommending photos or photo sets. In one embodiment, the general usage pattern of the social network is considered when recommending additional photos and sets of photos to the user. In one embodiment, profile information, usage information, or the indicated preferences of the user's friends are used to recommend additional photos and photo sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Emily Grewal, Joe Binney, Vivian Wang
  • Publication number: 20150074215
    Abstract: Techniques to optimize messages sent to a user of a social networking system. In one embodiment, information about the user may be collected by the social networking system. The information may be applied to train a model for determining likelihood of a desired action by the user in response to candidate messages that may be provided for the user. The social networking system may provide to the user a message from the candidate messages with a selected likelihood of causing the desired action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Lex Arquette, David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Denise Moreno, Florin Ratiu, Yanxin Shi, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu, Ching-Chih Weng, Huan Yang
  • Publication number: 20150058423
    Abstract: Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored. A low engagement user type associated with the user is identified from a plurality of low engagement user types. It is determined whether the engagement level of the user is less than a threshold. If so, a communication is provided for the user based on the low engagement user type associated with the user. The communication may be a notification or a digest communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventors: David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Hisham Rabih Harik, Huan Yang, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu
  • Patent number: 8924326
    Abstract: Techniques to optimize messages sent to a user of a social networking system. In one embodiment, information about the user may be collected by the social networking system. The information may be applied to train a model for determining likelihood of a desired action by the user in response to candidate messages that may be provided for the user. The social networking system may provide to the user a message from the candidate messages with a selected likelihood of causing the desired action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Lex Arquette, David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Denise Moreno, Florin Ratiu, Yanxin Shi, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu, Ching-Chih Weng, Huan Yang
  • Patent number: 8903927
    Abstract: Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored. A low engagement user type associated with the user is identified from a plurality of low engagement user types. It is determined whether the engagement level of the user is less than a threshold. If so, a communication is provided for the user based on the low engagement user type associated with the user. The communication may be a notification or a digest communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Hisham Rabih Harik, Huan Yang, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu
  • Publication number: 20140280565
    Abstract: In a social networking system, photographs and photographic sets are recommended to a user based upon information gathered from the user's social networking profile, as well as information gathered from the social networking profile of the user's friends, and the general pattern of usage by the user of various elements of the social network. In one embodiment, information entered into the social networking profile of the user is used to recommend additional photos and sets of photos. In one embodiment, user preferences indicated by the user via elements of the social network are considered in recommending photos or photo sets. In one embodiment, the general usage pattern of the social network is considered when recommending additional photos and sets of photos to the user. In one embodiment, profile information, usage information, or the indicated preferences of the user's friends are used to recommend additional photos and photo sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Emily Grewal, Joe Binney, Vivian Wang
  • Publication number: 20130325948
    Abstract: Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored. A low engagement user type associated with the user is identified from a plurality of low engagement user types. It is determined whether the engagement level of the user is less than a threshold. If so, a communication is provided for the user based on the low engagement user type associated with the user. The communication may be a notification or a digest communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Hisham Rabih Harik, Huan Yang, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu
  • Publication number: 20130325755
    Abstract: Techniques to optimize messages sent to a user of a social networking system. In one embodiment, information about the user may be collected by the social networking system. The information may be applied to train a model for determining likelihood of a desired action by the user in response to candidate messages that may be provided for the user. The social networking system may provide to the user a message from the candidate messages with a selected likelihood of causing the desired action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Lex Arquette, David Y. Chen, Emily Grewal, Denise Moreno, Florin Ratiu, Yanxin Shi, Kiranjit Singh Sidhu, Ching-Chih Weng, Huan Yang