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Facebook And Skype Say "Call Me Now" With New Integration

Submitted by on July 6, 2011 – 3:01 pm

With its over 750,000 users around the world, Facebook has just launched a number of new communications services including ad hoc group chat, a new chat design, and video calling powered by Skype.  Skype of course is owned by Microsoft and is a major share owner in Facebook.  So now users will be able to video call their friends directly from Facebook on a one-to-one basis, however Skype will charge for group video chat.  Friends can also leave each other video voicemails, which is a really cool feature.

Updates to Facebook Chat

They have also announced the launch multi-person chat, friend can be quickly added by clicking on their name.  Also they re-designed chat with wider screens, as well a side panel that you the people you chat with the most and whether they are online or not, which shows up on wider screens.

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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.

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