Zuckerberg announces Skype Facebook deal

Facebook has announced a partnership with Skype to add video chat to the social networking site.

The move is likely to be seen as a shot across the bow of Google, which recently launched a Facebook rival, Google+, also featuring video calling.

This is not the first time Facebook and Skype have teamed up - they already share some instant messaging tools.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg explained how Facebook friends would be able to video call each other very simply.

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