Today in this world, technology has put a huge impact on our life. It has helped us in staying connected to people all over the world and not feel sad about being away from our loved ones. Apart from telephones, computers are also a great source of communication. On the internet every person is just a click away. Social networking sites are the major source of communication on the internet these days. People choose which ever site they want to use, make an account on it and they can connect to anyone who uses that particular social networking site. At present, Facebook, Twitter and MySpace are mostly used among people.
Getting Connected Through Facebook
Facebook was started in February 2004. Mark Zuckerberg who is also the youngest billionaire on the planet is the founder of this social networking site.It has been very successful for the past 7 years. More than 800 million users are using Facebook to stay connected to their family and friends and also make new friends. It features wall posts, uploading pictures and allows other people to comment on them. It also has private messaging which is only visible to those who are selected to be a part of the conversation. Facebook chat is also a major reason for people to join Facebook. It has a convenient instant messaging feature which is very much like the windows messenger.
Facebook Partnership With Skype
Skype is considered as the best software for video chatting and voice calling.It has been successful all over the world. More than 124 million people are using Skype to stay connected and are absolutely happy with its service. But recently the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has announced Facebook’s partnership with Skype which is sharing its video chatting feature with Facebook. This has been a huge step ahead for Facebook as everyone was talking about Facebook lacking video chat. Now you can stay connected to all of your Facebook friends through video chatting. All you need is a webcam and microphone and you are good to go.
Using Facebook Video Chat Feature
Using the video chat on Facebook is as simple as logging in on Facebook. All you have to do is find the video chat icon. It appears on the top right corner of the chat box. Click on that icon and Facebook will ask you to download and install the software needed to use the feature. If the computer asks for permission to use the webcam and microphone, simply give access. When the installation procedure is done the Facebook video chat will automatically begin. If it does not start, try clicking on the video chat icon again. A request to the person with whom you want to video chat will be sent for approval. After the acceptance from the other person the video chat will start and you can enjoy chatting for as long as you want to. It is fun, entertaining and an effective source of communication for everyone around the globe.
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