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Which Is Better: Facebook Video Calling or Google+ Hangouts?
Posted By Minda Zetlin On July 13, 2011 @ 5:24 pm In Blogging and Social Media,Telecom and Wireless,Video | 3 Comments
If you follow tech news at all, you know that the new Google+ service includes a group chat featured called “Hangouts,” and that in an apparent response, Facebook just announced it was integrating Skype video calling into its service.
Which leads to the obvious question: Which is better?
Computerworld’s Preston Gralla decided to tackle that question  with some head-to-head testing. He found that the Facebook option works better “out of the box,” and also works well with limited resource devices such as a netbook. Google+ Hangouts, on the other hand, crashed the netbook, and appears to be glitchy, at least for now.
Still, as Gralla notes, once the kinks are out, Hangouts may ultimately be more useful as they cater to group video chatting, which Facebook does not. That’s if Google+ can overcome the following conundrum: Everyone you know is on Facebook and no one you know is on Google+.
Read more at Computerworld .
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 decided to tackle that question: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218244/Hands_on_Facebook_Video_Calling_vs._Google_Hangout?taxonomyId=169&pageNumber=1
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