Facebook announced exciting changes during their live video conference today. Do you believe these are improvements?Announced today:
- Video Calling with Skype
- New Chat Design, complete with Buddy Lists
- Group Chatting
The partnership with Skype was something necessary and a natural next step for the two companies. It solidifies Skype’s place in the social environment and it helps Facebook to continue to grow in the wake of Google + 1.Do you see these changes as improvements? For businesses that use Facebook to connect and stay in communication with their client and potential clients; this is HUGE! Imagine interfacing with fans and clients directly off of your Facebook Business Page! Holding a Group Chat Session with employees in other locations! It’s all about being connected, being responsive and humanizing business.How will these compete with Google + 1 ? Too soon to tell; and in reality, it is two different situations; but it does raise the bar for both Facebook and Skype in our social environment.