Snapchat Adds Actual Chat Functions To Its Ephemeral Messaging ServiceSnapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.
ConsumerWatch: Group Video Chat Has LimitationsCan’t be with your family for Thanksgiving? A company called OOVOO now makes it possible to connect up to a dozen people on a video conference call, two more than SKYPE and Google+ Hangout, which both set their limit at ten.
Redwood City Police Force Tests Online Chat SystemThe Redwood City Police Department is trying out a new program— possibly the first of its kind in the nation—that allows people to chat online with a police officer.
Facebook Rolls Out To New Tool To Prevent SuicideFacebook is making it easier for people who express suicidal thoughts on the social networking site to get help.
Facebook Rolls Out Video Chat Feature Powered By SkypeQuick on the heels of Google’s launch of its latest social-networking venture, Facebook is rolling out video calls. It’s powered by Internet phone company Skype.
San Francisco Suicide Prevention Hotline Reaches Out To Teens OnlineSan Francisco Suicide Prevention is trying something new to reach out to troubled youth dealing with depression - the Prevention Program tries to connect with young people in cyberspace.
Cisco To Sell Videoconferencing Box For The HomeCisco says it’s going to sell a $599 box that turns living-room TV sets into big videophones.