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Facebook Email and the New Message System

21 Mar

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Facebook has made many upgrades within the past few months, including the new Like Button and the integration of iFrames, but something even bigger is brewing in your inbox. Facebook has revamped their messages function, which combines texts, chat, and email all together into one conversation.

Now when you click into your inbox, you will find all of your new and sent messages, emails sent to your new Facebook address, old chats with friends, and texts that were sent to you as messages. Each new function allows users to communicate in many different ways, yet sends them all to their Facebook inbox. Want to learn how to use all of these new features? Let’s take a look at each one.

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Want to Video Chat Your Facebook Friends? The Skype and Facebook Merger Continues…

7 Mar

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Skype and Facebook have been working on a partnership for quite some time now. Skype 5.0, launched in October 2010, allows its users to call, text, or chat their Facebook friends. Skypers are able to get in contact with any of their Facebook friends through their personal newsfeed. This new feature for Skype was big news, but now there is more hype about the Facebook/Skype relationship due to talk about a video chat feature for Facebook.

Back in November 2010, a Facebook app developer came across some interesting HTML code in the backend of the site. A code in the back of an application, named VideoChat, contained some links back to Skype. These discovered properties would allow Skype and Facebook users to videoconference with each other.

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