Facebook to beat Google+ with Skype Video Chat

Facebook and Skype logos
San Francisco, Jul 3: Let them fight, but we are the ultimate winner! This is what we have to assume from the recent social networking war between Facebook and Google. According to latest rumour mills report market dominator Facebook has been planning to team-up with Skype to launch video chat on its platform.

Citing "a source with knowledge of the partnership" technology bolg Tech Crunch reported that Facebook will launch a new video chat product, powered by Skype.

Earlier, we reported Facebook's decision to team up with Skype for launching video chat. But, with the arrival of Google's social networking platform, Google+ (Google Plus) that allows live video chat with more than 10 users at a time, Facebook is facing threat in the market.

Even though Facebook has a fan base of nearly 700 million, latest market study revealed that its growth rate declined in recent times. More over, Google+ managed to create a media hype before its public launch and various technology editors have given an 'excellent certificate' for its new features like Google+ Circles, Sparks and Hangouts. Read Google+ review.

Mean while, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to worried after Google+ announcement. Immediately he said that Facebook will add "awesome features" next week. Let's wait and see what would be those features. It's expected that soon we can video chat with our friends on Facebook.

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