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Facebook Competing with Google Plus (+) by Partnering with Video Conferencing Giant Skype

Facebook Competing with Google Plus (+) by Partnering with Video Conferencing Giant Skype

It’s official: Facebook is competing with Google Plus (+) by partnering with Skype, the video conferencing giant. In an announcement on July 6th, CNN Tech reported that Mark Zuckerberg announced in a Palo Alto, CA conference that Facebook will add a video chat feature powered by Skype.

Skype CEO Tony Bates listens Wednesday as Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg describes his site's new video chat feature

Skype CEO Tony Bates listens Wednesday as Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg describes his site's new video chat feature

This meeting is very strategic as it comes a week after Google announced its plans to launch Google Plus(+), a new social/search networking feature geared at unseating Facebook, the Social Networking giant which, as of 2010, had unseated Google as being the most visited website in the world.

By |2011-07-08T12:30:22-04:00July 8th, 2011|

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