Today, Skype 5 released with lots of new features over the previous version. According to Skype blog, Skype 5 is madeÃ‚Â for social networking with Facebook integration.
Another big feature of Skype 5 is the group video calls. Skype has mentioned again that these features are still in beta and are free till then. They might start charging for these later on.
Here are some features of Skype 5
- Automatically recover dropped calls.
- Group video beta: get together with loved ones and colleagues over video.
- Call and text friends from your Facebook News Feed and Phonebook.
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