Skype has rolled out new beta version for Windows that includes several new features.

Skype Beta With New Facebook Features Released — Lets You Chat With Your Facebook Friends From Your Desktop


You can now like and comment on a Facebook status (of your friend or some page) and read Facebook news feed using Skype without logging into Facebook from your browser. A new Facebook contacts tab has also been added, which will show you your Facebook friends, their online status and ability to chat with them within Skype.

Engineers at Skype have also added a new call control toolbar with new icons with other several UI changes.

Final Version:

The final version of the client will be released soon.


Download Skype 5.5, the new Windows Beta now.