A few months ago, Facebook announced a partnership with Microsoft and Skype that brought Skype video calling to their desktop website, and now it’s coming to the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, according to a new report.
According to iPhoneItalia, inside sources tell them Facebook has begun the testing of a new version of its Facebook Messenger app that specifically allows Skype video calling. And they’ve got screenshots that they say prove it.
There doesn’t seem to be any reason to doubt iPhoneItalia here. Not only would bringing Facebook video calling to iOS devices be a natural evolution, but months ago, a file called “adminvideocall.png” was found left over in the Facebook Messenger app.
I can’t think of something I’d less like to do than video chat in any medium, especially field video calls from random acquaintances and far flung family members while out about town. But some of our readers surely must be excited about this. Pipe up in the comments and tell us why, you!