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Microsoft And Skype Work With Facebook For Better Social Experience


Seems like almost everybody wants to work with Facebook. Recent news reported that the social networking giant is working with partners like Microsoft to let Bing users enjoy a more social experience, and Skype who would make it easier for users to communicate with friends and family on the social network.

With more than 500 million active users, it is no surprise that other companies would want to work with the social networking giant, Facebook.

Microsoft and Facebook have recently announced their collaboration to integrate the social networks into Bing search. One of the features is the “liked” results which allows Bing users to view content based on what their friends’ “likes”. Say, if you are looking for a restaurant in the vicinity, the search results can show you if your friends have liked or checked in through Facebook.

Internet communication company, Skype, has also collaborated with Facebook to integrate the social network to their software such that users can call their friends and family more conveniently. The new version of Skype for Windows will include a Facebook tab which lets Skype users to be kept up-to-date and interact with their Facebook news feed including status updates, commenting and liking directly from Skype.

Source: RICG, BBC

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