Now that facebook has not only dominated the social network space, launched a successful advertising platform, launched geo location offline business integration(facebook places), why not just jump into another market ? video chat ?
The facebook+skype integration allows users to connect with their online friends via skype
Step 1 seen above is selecting the person you want to start a video chat with.
installing facebook video chat
Next thing we need to do is download and install the software that makes the video chat possible, this is a simple 2 click process(Tell google to keep it simple). Are you excited yet ?
video chat installer
Now you run the file and within seconds you can be chatting away with people all over the globe. Without having to invite them into circles(out the box functionality, now way!) Yes way.
video chat away
A simple web call authentication that installs the program
video chat call request
What you see above is what it looks like when requesting a video chat call(if you are the person requesting it).
recieving calls on facebook
A simple call request before a call launch is seen above and the grand finale, the peice de resistance is seen below.. Drumroll please
And below is my little cousin who never wants to use any new technology(we all know someone like her)
arguing with late adopters
Since none of my friends have video calls and the 1 person I called was unlcothed, it will be a while before you see the actual video call image