By Marcus Leach

Just days after dropping one legal case against Facebook and its boss Mark Zuckerberg, the Winklevoss twins have opened a new law suit against the social media giants.

The new case claims that Facebook 'intentionally or inadvertently suppressed evidence' during their previous legal battle.

Having failed to win the case in which they accused Mr Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, Cameron and Tyler will now look for further compensation.

In 2008 a financial settlement was agreed, believed to be worth $65 million (£41 million), although this did not stop the twins trying to re-open the case in 2011. However, a US appeals court ruled in April that they would have to accept the settlement.

As to their new case only time will tell if they have any grounds to go on, but Mr Zuckerberg, as with the previous case, is sure to fight to the very end.

"These are old and baseless allegations that have been considered and rejected previously by the courts," Facebook's outside counsel Neel Chatterjee said in a statement.

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