07 July 2011

Facebook & Skype launched video chat - how to set it up

With the new feature available to Facebook users, you can call friends and family like you would on Skype, except now via the social network, and chat live from anywhere in the world with Internet access.
  1. head on over to www.facebook.com/videocalling
  2. click "get started" (green button)
  3. the chat sidebar with all your friends will appear on the right hand side
  4. pick one of your available friends
  5. the standard chat box will open except now it will have a video call icon.
  6. to talk face to face with the person you must only click the button.
nb.: The first time you use it you will be prompted to set up video calling by installing some software. Once you have installed it you can start making video calls.

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