US 9,813,476 B2
Performing an action on a social networking system based on a content identifier embedded in provided content
Robert Taaffe Lindsay, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assigned to Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA (US)
Filed by Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 1, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/224,749.
Application 15/224,749 is a division of application No. 15/042,538, filed on Feb. 12, 2016, granted, now 9,462,027.
Application 15/042,538 is a division of application No. 13/933,585, filed on Jul. 2, 2013, granted, now 9,294,532, issued on Mar. 22, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2016/0344787 A1, Nov. 24, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01); H04N 21/235 (2011.01); G06Q 50/00 (2012.01); G06Q 30/02 (2012.01); H04N 21/258 (2011.01); H04N 21/45 (2011.01); H04N 21/4788 (2011.01); H04N 21/81 (2011.01)
CPC H04L 65/602 (2013.01) [G06F 17/30997 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0269 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0277 (2013.01); G06Q 50/01 (2013.01); H04N 21/2353 (2013.01); H04N 21/25891 (2013.01); H04N 21/4532 (2013.01); H04N 21/4788 (2013.01); H04N 21/812 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method comprising:
receiving content at a client device from a content source, the content including one or more content identifiers generated by an online system and provided to the content source by the online system;
extracting at least one content identifier from the received content;
transmitting the extracted at least one content identifier from the client device to the online system; and
receiving information from the online system at the client device, the received information describing an action performed by the online system in response to the online system receiving the extracted at least one content identifier, the action associated with the extracted at least one content identifier by the online system.