8x8 Introduces '8x8 Connect' VoIP Calling Application for Facebook Users
MIAMI, Jan 21, 2010 -- ITEXPO EAST 2010 -- 8x8, Inc.(Nasdaq:EGHT), provider of innovative business communications solutions, today announced the release of "8x8 Connect," a point and click VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calling application for the popular Facebook social networking site.
"8x8 Connect" lets Facebook users add a "Call Me" button to their home page which enables other users to call them without revealing their actual phone number. The application asks the person making the call to enter the phone number they wish to place the call from, calls that number and then automatically rings the Facebook user at a number they previously set as their preferred contact number. In this way, a Facebook user can easily be contacted while keeping their actual phone number a secret. Users can set a variety of phone numbers as their contact numbers and can easily switch between them.
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