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Facebook Messenger strikes at Skype with desktop group voice calling

by Josh Constine, TechCrunch

We might finally get to stop asking, “Wait, what’s your Skype name?” thanks to a test of new Facebook group audio calling on desktop. Facebook launched group voice calls on its mobile Messenger app in April, and now it’s working out the kinks to bring the feature to your home and office. It could become a useful alternative to traditional conference calls by piggy-backing on Facebook’s ubiquitous identity platform. Continue reading Facebook Messenger strikes at Skype with desktop group voice calling