Distancing itself from the oft-tawdry Chatroulette, the new service is poised to reinvigorate video chat.
If common ground is found, a strategic relationship could benefit both companies.
The two flawed companies have a much better chance as one.
The media giant sees an increase of almost 350% in net income for the first quarter.
The social networking giant now has around 1,500 patents, which should help strengthen its defenses against lawsuits.
In another blockbuster deal, the social network has agreed to pay $550 million for hundreds of licenses once owned by AOL.
Ironfire Capital founder and managing director Eric Jackson weighs in on the issue.
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