Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Facebook Finally Launches Video Chat With Skype...

Facebook video chat is real: the social network has unveiled its rumored video chat product, powered by Skype.
“A few months ago, we started working with Skype to bring video calling to Facebook,” Facebook announced on its blog. “We built it right into chat, so all your conversations start from the same place. To call your friend, just click the video call button at the top of your chat window.”

The new chat product, according to Facebook’s blog, will allow users to call their friends right from Facebook. The revamped chat system now includes a sidebar with “the people you message most.” It automatically appears when your browser is big enough.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a news conference at Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto, California, July 6, 2011. REUTERS/Norbert von der Groeben 
You can now make video calls on Facebook, thanks to a new Skype-powered feature the social network launched Wednesday.
During the product announcement, Mark Zuckerberg described how his elderly neighbor in Palo Alto asked if he could to video chat his grandson on Facebook — without the hassle of setting up a new account or downloading a program. “Tune in,” Zuckerberg told him.

It’s not quite as seamless as Zuckerberg’s neighbor was hoping, however. The first time you try to video chat someone or answer a call, you will indeed be asked to download a program. The chat window will then ask you to select some Flash settings.

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    Google+ will continue to attract certain types of users, not “mainstream” users like Facebook. In this way Google both wins and loses (although some of the features on Google+ are pure win in my opinion, namely Hangout and Circles).

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    wooo wha a great news awesome luve you facebook

  3. What when Facebook launched Video service

  4. can one tell me how to install video service please

  5. Terrific whaoo that is big surprise from facebook..any how can onyone let me know how start this video chat I looking for

  6. this has been a another i have dreamed talking with with my friends on facebook video chat

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