Yahoo Raised Lawsuit Against Facebook For Violation of Patents

The American based Internet company , Yahoo , filed a lawsuit on patent infringement against the giant social networking site , Facebook . This lawsuit accuses Facebook of illegally benefited from the technologies owned by Yahoo .

Yahoo raised a lawsuit in federal court in San Jose , California , which accuses Facebook of violating more than ten patents of its own relating to advertising , privacy and personalization , messaging and social networking .

Suit came in a time when Facebook is going to put their shares in the IPO market value of up to one hundred Billion Dollars .

Nowadays most of Yahoo’s visitors and clients are using Facebook or other sites owned by rival companies such as Google . This resulted a high declining rate in Yahoo revenue .

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