Yahoo patent applications published on 12 January 2012

7 US patent applications published on 12 January 2012 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20120011129 FACETED EXPLORATION OF MEDIA COLLECTIONS
2 20120011112 RANKING SPECIALIZATION FOR A SEARCH
3 20120010997 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DERIVING INCOME FROM URL BASED CONTEXT QUERIES
4 20120010942 ONLINE ADVERTISING MARKETPLACE DATA PROVIDER ASSESSMENT AND RECOMMENDATION
5 20120010941 EMAIL BASED SOCIAL ADVERTISEMENTS
6 20120010939 SOCIAL NETWORK BASED ONLINE ADVERTISING
7 20120010928 SOCIAL AGGREGATION TARGETING AND COMMUNICATIONS