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Video Chat Embedded Deep Within the New Facebook Messenger?

Has Facebook made plans to add in video chatting to their newly released Messenger app on Android and iOS?  That’s certainly the word on the coding street.  According to an astute reader over at 9to5Mac, some of the features have already been built in – or at least the initial pieces are.  And it would make sense seeing as FB and Skype teamed up just a couple of weeks ago to bring video chatting to the masses.

Does anyone find themselves lusting after another video chatting app?  (Yes, that was sarcasm.)

Via:  9to5Mac

Cheers Ben!

  • Aug432

    SOOOOOO Can we video chat from facebook or not ? on ym phone

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  • Blood

    You know this won’t come to the Thunderbolt for some time =p

  • http://cityboytech.wordpress.com cityboytech

    Why don’t they just build all of this into the Facebook app that everyone already has?

  • ricardo bonilla

    really should not matter because according to this report…….http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2390768,00.asp

  • http://www.facebook.com/bhaxprime Ben Hackney

    This is a useless app, doesn’t even show who’s online?! 

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1639081047 Joseph DiPierno

    i like the app and i am not surprised that video is embedded within the app somewhere… it is pnly the natural progression of the app to include video capability

  • http://www.facebook.com/kortesoja Lance Kortesoja

    Am I the only one in favor of this? Not having to install skype, video communication between any device running the app, also I’m assuming iphone and http://www.facebook.com. This is awesome. I have many friends who use facebook and honestly skype blows.

    • John

      Yes, because only 0.000001% of the world’s population has any interest in video chatting outside of chat roulette or crotchcams on icu ucme

  • Anonymous

    You need to change your story or your girlfriend is an idiot. How can she love a camera that’s still coming “tomorrow?”

    • http://www.facebook.com/kortesoja Lance Kortesoja

      shes a girl, they’ll love anything. Including other guys.

  • Anonymous

    Am I the last person on Earth without a Facebook account? That’s my goal. :P

    • FortitudineVincimus

      I dont, never did, never will….

      I hate FB actually and twitter and all of the rest of the social networking sites. Forums, like this, are my outlet as I can be private and not out ever single personal detail about my self.

      I hope FB gets crashed by Anonymous on Nov 5 like they say they are going to

      • http://twitter.com/necrovenom Sean Watson

         i’m starting to agree. downloading the FB app apparently uploaded all of my phone contacts to the site. wtf for?

        account -> edit friends -> contacts

    • Adam Elghor

      well do u have a G+

    • The Observer

      I don’t have a FB account.

      I do love and use Google+, however.

  • Anonymous

    I think they should scrap the whole thing and go back to the way messaging was on FB…this new way blows

  • http://twitter.com/Rocko9999 Rocko Smith

    Anonymous will take down FB in November.

  • http://www.droid-life.com Tim-o-tato

    2 minutes after downloading, I uninstalled. Sorry, Mark. Your apps blow :-/

  • Anonymous

    eventual plan to combine skype and facebook apps? no point in two of them if they do the same thing

  • http://twitter.com/sethoscope1 seth merritt

    Do not want.