Facebook Is Testing Out Voice Calling

Posted Jan 28, 2011

Facebook is testing out a new calling service. This past September, there was news about Skype integrating Facebook into their VoIP service. Skype 5.0 has Facebook contacts built in, but this new feature has no indication that they are working with Skype on it. The Daily What has a screenshot that shows voice calling integrated in Facebook. I’m assuming that it would pull up a video conference with your IM contacts and possibly have the option to call their mobile phones. A tipster on The Daily What wrote “So I was just chatting on Facebook chat and I got the option to ‘call’ my friend. it swiftly disappeared.” Below is a screenshot: