Yahoo patents granted on 26 April 2016

4 US patents granted on 26 April 2016 and assigned to Yahoo

1 9,324,093 Measuring the effects of social sharing on online content and advertising
2 9,324,080 Method and system of facilitating on-line shopping using a downloadable toolbar
3 9,323,848 Search system using search subdomain and hints to subdomains in search query statements and sponsored results on a subdomain-by-subdomain basis
4 9,323,843 Method and system for performing bi-directional search