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Facebook to compete with Skype, FaceTime with Messenger video calling

TORONTO – As video calling apps gain in popularity, Facebook is going head-to-head with Skype and FaceTime by introducing video calls to its Messenger service. 191 more words

Tech

Facebook adds video calling to Messenger to take on Skype and Google Hangouts

In its quest to become a one-stop shop for people’s communications, Facebook is adding video-calling to its Messenger app, the company said on Monday.

Facebook Messenger users can start a video-call with Facebook friends by tapping the video icon in a conversation within the app. 345 more words

Tech

Facebook Messenger for Android adds cross-platform video chat support

Facebook continues to add new capabilities to its Messenger app today with the launch of a new video calling feature. A new video icon at the top of conversation threads will initiate a call, allowing participants to communicate across platforms over Wi-Fi or LTE connections. 84 more words

Apps And Updates

Facebook Messenger for iOS adds cross-platform video chat support

Facebook continues to add new capabilities to its Messenger app today with the launch of a new video calling feature. A new video icon at the top of conversation threads will initiate a call, allowing participants to communicate across platforms over Wi-Fi or LTE connections. 76 more words

Apps

Nepal earthquake survivor talks to Fox 2 via Skype

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The United States is dispatching aid workers to Nepal following a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal killed more than 3,000 people. 40 more words

AM Show

Using Skype for Business with the AX client

AX has had the ability to initiate communication through Lync and prior to that Office Communicator client for a while. Now that Lync has been updated to Skype for Business I thought I’d give it a try to see if the AX client still communications and it looks like it does. 40 more words

Infrastructure