Five-Way Video Chatting on Skype

May 6, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Facebook Privacy Problem: A glitch in Facebook’s security system allowed users to see friend’s private chats and some other private stuff like pending friend requests and messages. Ironically, the bug was hidden inside a feature was meant to help you enhance your Facebook privacy settings. Oops.

New Google Navigation: Google has made some subtle, but valuable, changes. Our friends in Mountain View recently integrated a navigation tool on the left side of search results, helping users do better sorting. Google hopes the new feature, as well as a more visual search component, will help you find exactly what you’re looking for. 

Five-Way Video Chatting: Skype is expanding its services. Starting May 10th, it will offer five-way video chatting. The service will be free to start, but Skype does plan to charge for it in the future.

Today’s Video — John Abell & Shelly Palmer Discuss Instant Animation & the News

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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