Microsoft has today announced that Facebook chat is now available worldwide via Hotmail. Earlier Facebook chat in Windows Live Hotmail was limited to US, UK, France, Brazil, Germany, and Russia. Microsoft has also announced a couple of days back that Facebook chat was available Globally via Windows Live Messenger.
The blog post also stated that since Facebook chat was made available globally via Messenger, nearly 2.5 more people have connected their Facebook accounts to Windows Live, bringing the total to around 20 Million.
To activate Facebook chat either in Hotmail or Windows Live Messenger you have to follow the following steps-
First you have to connect your Facebook account to Windows Live and make sure the “Chat with my Facebook friends in Messenger” box is checked to give your consent to Facebook. Your Facebook and Windows Live accounts would be linked within few minutes and you can start a chat from Hotmail just by clicking on the name of a Facebook contact.