Yahoo Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement

(Excerpt from Gizmodo)

“Facebook’s entire social network model, which allows users to create profile for and connect with, among other things, persons and businesses, is based on Yahoo’s patented social networking technology,” Yahoo’s lawsuit reads. The the 10-20 patents in question reportedly cover an array of functions including the NewsFeed feature, advertising practices, website personalization, and aspects of messaging.


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