Monday, October 4, 2010

Facebook - Skype deal?


According to different intenet sources there are an ongoing deal between Facebook and Skype to integrate both platforms allowing Facebook users to establish voice and video communications using Skype capabilities.

Kara Swisher reports that the deal involves integration of Facebook Connect, SMS and Voice Chat:
  • You can call and SMS Facebook friends from Skype
  • Skype is building Facebook Connect into its system.
  • You can videochat with Facebook friends.
  • It will be part of Skype 5.0 beta, likely to be released in a few weeks.
Via http://gigaom.com/2010/09/29/should-facebook-buy-skype/