Posts Tagged: Facebook patents


A Look At Facebook Patents Covering ‘Big Brother’ Data Collection Technologies

Facebook users continue to be shocked at the amount and kind of data being collected by the social media platform, including recent reports about call and SMS …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 1

Facebook, IV and Nintendo lead in VR headset patents ahead of Google, Sony and Intel

Although the patent space surrounding VR headsets still looks very open, it’s interesting to note that Nintendo has an early lead over other top tech firms …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

America’s Big 5 tech companies increase patent filings, Microsoft holds lead in AI technologies

In terms of sheer numbers, in the CB Insights study, which curiously did not include patent giant and American research juggernaut IBM, Microsoft ranks supreme among this …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 15

Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

Facebook’s mobile advertising numbers were so good that its entire advertising revenue stream surged ahead 57 percent when compared with 2015’s first quarter, up from $3.31 billion to $5.2 …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Facebook’s social networking patents focuses on e-commerce platforms, virtual assistants

Anyone who already feels like social networks collect too much personal data may not be happy to find out about the invention protected by U.S. Patent …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

The Cost of Not Having Patent Protection

How many patent applications has your company filed today? If you are a typical new economy small tech company with software and internet centric technology or products, …
By Fatih Ozluturk
5 years ago 37

Facebook and Twitter: Patent Strategies for Social Media

Both Facebook and Twitter will need to grow up and mature as companies if they are going to succeed for the long haul. A review of the …

Patent Problem on the Horizon for Facebook?

These related patents pertain to a system and method for streaming media to a viewer and managing the media. The patents in question define media to "include …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

Facebook Founder Receives Patent on His First Application

One week ago Mark Zuckerberg, the famed founder of Facebook.com, received U.S. Patent No. 8,225,376 titled "Dynamically generating a privacy summary." Although this is not the …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 9