Report: Facebook connecting with Skype | Circuit Breaker - CNET News
Facebook is having an event Wednesday, and one report says it will be to announce a partnership with Skype to support video chat.
In a post today, TechCrunch cited "a source with knowledge of the partnership" that Facebook will introduce an in-browser video-chatting feature that is "powered by Skype."
The report adds that the feature will "include a desktop component." TechCrunch points out that Facebook and Skype have a history of product integration, including the ability to instant-message with Facebook friends from within the Skype client.