Skype 5.0 Launches With Facebook Integration and Group Video Calling
By on October 14th, 2010

Skype has launched a new version, Skype 5.0, which has direction integration with and a Group Video calling feature. Skype users will now be able to view their Facebook News Feed in Skype along with the ability to use their Facebook phonebook to make calls to people.

Skype 5.0 With Facebook and Group Video Calling

Skype will now allow users to view their Facebook news feed, post updates to Facebook, comment and like friends updates, call and SMS Facebook friends and make a free Skype call if your Facebook friend is also using Skype.

In addition to that, Facebook has also launched a new Group Video Calling feature; which is currently in open beta, and will allow users to call several family and friends at once. This is something similar to a group voice chat, except it will also include videos now.

You can download Skype 5.0 for your PC from here, or read more about the latest version at the official Skype blog. Also watch a video of Skype for Windows in action in the embedded video above.

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  • http://www.buzz99.com Daniel

    Skype’s collaboration with Facebook was already known since a month, but the new features make it all the more interesting.

 
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