ooVoo Launches New Version of Video Chat That Connects Facebook Friends and YouTube Users

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovative companies are driving the dramatic growth of video on social networks as consumers embrace face-to-face communication over the Internet.

“Our latest 2.9 release with Facebook and YouTube integration is a great first step in allowing fans of ooVoo to combine their social networks with their video chat experience”

ooVoo, a leading web-based video chat service, announced today its latest version 2.9 that offers more ways for users to share communications on Facebook and YouTube. Users can now connect and share their ooVoo status with Facebook and invite Facebook friends to join them on ooVoo, as well as upload recorded video calls or messages to YouTube. This update creates an integrated social media experience that makes it easier to connect people with friends, family and colleagues.

“Our latest 2.9 release with Facebook and YouTube integration is a great first step in allowing fans of ooVoo to combine their social networks with their video chat experience,” said Philippe Schwartz, CEO of ooVoo. “The growth of our high quality service is driven by our goal to provide seamless video communication on multiple platforms. We’ll continue to grow as we integrate social media tools and launch new products that help ooVoo accomplish anywhere, anytime video communications.”

Other changes in version 2.9 include the launch of “ooVoo Buddy,” a tool designed to help users create video messages or launch a multi-person call, and inform users of new features that can enhance their ooVoo experience. Also in version 2.9, phone contacts are listed in a user-friendly roster that makes it easier to start a phone call and send a video call link to an email address. With a new full screen feature, ooVoo users can change to full screen video from a side-bar mode by simply clicking on the users’ video.

About ooVoo

Based in New York, ooVoo provides a high quality communication service to anyone with a computer, broadband connection and a web camera. ooVoo’s technology enables consumers and businesses to experience real-time video calls with up to six users simultaneously and face-to-face communication with people across the street or around the world. Product features include high-resolution video, video conversation recording, phone calling from PC or Mac to landlines and cell phones, desktop sharing, video messaging, instant message chat and file sharing. Download ooVoo at www.ooVoo.com.

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