Facebook Video Calling
A free service powered by Skype that enables Facebook users to conduct one-to-one video chats with other users. There are no setup or additional software needed beyond installing a small Skype plug-in the first time the feature is used.
With the debut of Facebook Video Calling new buttons were added to the Facebook interface to make it quick and simple to initiate video calls with Facebook friends. Facebook Video Calling has also been integrated with the instant message-based Facebook Chat service.
Related definitions: Videoconferencing, video chat, Google Hangouts, Facebook Chat, FaceTime
Facebook Video Calling competes in the video chat category with Google Hangouts and Apple's FaceTime as well as with standalone video chat software from companies like Skype and ooVoo. Unlike Google Hangouts, Facebook Video Calling doesn't currently support group video chats.
IT Solutions Builder TOP IT RESOURCES TO MOVE YOUR BUSINESS FORWARD
Which topic are you interested in?
What is your company size?
What is your job title?
What is your job function?
Searching our resource database to find your matches...
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.
The following coding and IT boot camp facts and statistics provide an introduction to the changing trends in education and training programs. Read More »Top Cloud Computing Facts
The following facts and statistics capture the changing landscape of cloud computing and how service providers and customers are keeping up with... Read More »Texting & Chat Abbreviations
From A3 to ZZZ this guide lists 1,500 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate and understand today's texting lingo. Read More »
Java is a high-level programming language. This guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of syntax, variables, data types and... Read More »Java Basics, Part 2
This second Study Guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of operators, modifiers and control Structures. Read More »Network Fundamentals Study Guide
Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and... Read More »