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Facebook’s Video Chat Powered by Skype

by on Jul.08, 2011, under News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a major new feature launching in collaboration with Skype: video calling. Yes, finally its here after a lot of rumors going on from a while.

Facebook & Skype

This will bring out a revolution in video calling. Now you can make a video call to an of your Facebook friend from Skype or vice a versa. Facebook worked alongside Skype six months ago to make this feature possible.

Now, whenever you browse to a friend’s profile, you’ll see a new button nestled between the ‘Message’ and ‘Poke’ buttons that says ‘Call’. Click that, the other user will see a popup asking if they want to accept a call, and you’ll be immediately connected

Facebook & Skype Video Calling

Facebook’s Video Calling will go on to compete with existing services like Google + Hangout and Apple’s FaceTime. Skype is in talk Facebook about having some paid products available through the web format soon.

You can get started now by following the link: Facebook Video Chat.

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