Skype in Facebook video calling – compared with Google Hangout

facebook_skypeThanks to Skype, video calling has arrived in Facebook. Yes it is in partnership with Skype as expected. The new video calling feature will give a boost required to compete with Google’s new effort to enter the social networking with Google+.


Here are some comparison of Facebook video call with Google Hangout.

  • unlike Google+’s Google Hangout, there’s no group chat in Facebook’s video chat. Skype, the technology behind Facebook video call, however offers group calling as a premium service at a cost.
  • Facebook only offers one-on-one conversation free for it’s customers.
  • Google Hangouts isn’t as good as Skype or Facebook video call for one-on-one conversations.
  • None work in mobile devices (phones)



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