facebook.jpgIPNews® – After a 6 year wait, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was finally awarded a patent for his invention governing, of all things, privacy settings.

Patent number 8,225,376 covers technology that enables Facebook users to customize the way their profile appears to other users.  The patent was originally rejected for being obvious, but after much

troll.jpgSan Diego – Social media website Twitter is being sued by VS Technologies for infringing on its “309 patent” which it describes as a “method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people.”  Twitter’s micro logging site attracts users who want to follow every ‘Tweet’ by famous celebrities  such as Lady Gaga