Google+ Vs. Facebook | Video Chat Comparison | News Article

“Video chat is turning out to be a popular feature for social networking; we tried out both Facebook’s new Video Calling and Google+ Hangout.”

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218244/Hands_on_Facebook_Video_Calling_vs._Google_Hangout

Facebook Video Calling

“Facebook’s new Video Calling service is powered by Skype; perhaps because of that, it’s simple and straightforward to use. You’ll first need to download a plug-in by going to¬†www.facebook.com/videocalling, clicking on the Get Started button, then on the Setup button. At that point, you’ll download and install a Java plug-in.”

Google+ Hangout

“When more than two people participate in a Hangout, the large image shows whoever is talking — Hangout chooses which person will be center stage depending on audio feedback. If several people talk at the same time, the video goes back and forth from one to another.”

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