Facebook counter suing yahoo

Yahoo recently sued facebook with the claim that the social network has infringed 10 of its patents including systems and methods for advertising on the web. Now facebook counter attack yahoo with lawsuit.

Now Facebook is counter suing, claiming the web portal violated its patents covering photo tagging, advertising and online recommendations. But yahoo denied this suing.

Yahoo claims Facebook's suit is "without merit".
Facebook recently acquired 750 patents from computing giant IBM.
Until the end of 2011, Facebook held just 56 patents, a figure analysts say is comparatively low for a technology company. By comparison, Yahoo owns about 1,000 patents. - News from BBC. To read more visit here

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