Skype integrates Facebook, group video calling

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The newest iteration of Skype’s free communications software, unveiled Thursday, includes many enhancements and additions, including the integration of Facebook News Feed and Phonebook, allowing users to interact with Facebook friends directly from Skype.

With the new Skype for Windows, users can keep up-to-date and interact with their Facebook News Feed, including posting status updates, commenting, and liking, directly from Skype. Via the Facebook Phonebook in Skype, users can call and SMS text message their Facebook friends directly on their mobile phones and landlines with a few clicks. If Facebook friends also are Skype contacts, users then can make a free Skype-to-Skype call.

Full Story: Skype Integrates Facebook, Group Video Calling – InformationWeek