Yahoo patents granted on 10 July 2012

5 US patents granted on 10 July 2012 and assigned to Yahoo

1 8,219,916 Techniques for visual representation of user activity associated with an information resource
2 8,219,911 System and method for displaying contextual advertisements with media
3 8,219,631 Social news ranking using gossip distance
4 8,219,492 System and method for internet marketing by endorsements
5 8,219,126 Provisioning my status information to others in my social network