It's now possible to make Facebook Video Calls on a Chromebook out of the box, no plugin download or workaround needed.
Microsoft has announced the next step towards letting you make Skype calls from the browser without needing to install an app or plugin.
“Can I use Skype on a Chromebook?” — a question we all see frequently asked. But until now the answer has been: "No, at least not officially". But could that be about to change?
The Google+ Hangouts plugin is longer needed for video and voice chat to function in Chrome, as Google continues to dial back reliance on NPAPI plugins.