Monday, March 07, 2011

Facebook Is Said to Resume Talks With Skype on Video Calling - Businessweek

Another potentially interesting application of the planetary identity and presence services known as Facebook

Facebook Inc., the world’s biggest social-networking company, is holding talks with Skype Technologies SA about offering Web video calls to its 500 million users, two people familiar with the discussions said.

Video calling between friends on Facebook was first discussed by the two companies last year, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks were private. The feature wasn’t offered in an October update to Skype, which did include voice calling between Facebook friends.

Facebook Is Said to Resume Talks With Skype on Video Calling - Businessweek

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