Video Chat

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Snapchat Adds Actual Chat Functions To Its Ephemeral Messaging Service

Snapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.


A camera used by Redwood City police to chat online with residents. (CBS/CNET)

Redwood City Police Handle Some Calls Via Video Chat

It’s an “Only in Silicon Valley” story now, but probably not for long. The Redwood City police department is in the middle of a trial of live video chat to take service calls from residents.


Taylor Swift Premieres New Single On YouTube

Taylor Swift Premieres New Single On YouTube

On Tuesday, Country music superstar, Taylor Swift took to a live video chat on San Bruno-based YouTube to premiere her brand new lead single…


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Redwood City Police Force Tests Online Chat System

The 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.



Tech Report: Napster’s Founders Return With Airtime Video Chat Social Network

The co-founders of Napster are back with a new project that teams social networking with video chatting called Airtime.


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Skype Adds Facebook Video Chatting

Internet phone service Skype is letting users of its computer-based software make video calls to their Facebook friends and receive them, too.


Facebook video chat

Facebook Rolls Out Video Chat Feature Powered By Skype

Quick 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.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

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Skype Adding Wi-Fi, 3G Video Calling To iPhone App

Users of the Internet calling and messaging service will be able to use both Wi-Fi and AT&T Inc.’s 3G cellular network. FaceTime software, which comes with iPhones, works only with Wi-Fi.

CBS San Francisco–12/30/2010