Old scams have a way of seeming new and unexpected when they migrate to a new medium. In particular, watch out for Stranded in [Foreign Location] scams. Mobile video chat is more of a practical reality today than ever before, now that just about every new device sports a front-facing camera and a blisteringly fast Internet connection.So if you want to try out face-to-face conversation with friends or co-workers located elsewhere in the world, what’s the best way?.action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus,.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count,.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before,.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. If your friend's mobile or landline number shows, you can call her using Skype credit or a subscription (see below).If your Facebook friend also has Skype, you can call her for free by tapping "Call Skype." If no options appear, this means your friend has not registered her phone number on her Facebook profile, and that she is not your Skype contact. You can share, like, comment and view updates from your Facebook friends and pages you follow.
On the Facebook News Feed in Skype, you can hover your mouse over your friend’s update, which will show if she is available for phone or video calling.For the purposes of this article, though, we tested the Android OS app on a couple of Android devices: specifically, a Samsung Stratosphere smartphone and — except for Qik — a Motorola XOOM tablet.(As you’ll see below, Qik doesn’t support the XOOM.) Skype Skype hardly seems to need any introduction here, since it’s one of the most famous and widely used communications apps on the Internet.After examining six popular video chat apps running on Android OS, here’s our take on which ones work well and which ones you’d better leave on the shelf.The apps we’re looking at here include Skype, Fring, oo Voo, Tango, Qik and Paltalk, All of these apps are available across across multiple mobile and/or desktop platforms.To post a status, type in the blank text field that is circled in red above.