6. Get Ready for Your Close-Up! It’s FaceTime!


Your iPad gives you a lot of ways to communicate with your friends and family, such as email, instant messaging, and texting. In this chapter, you learn all about another very cool way to stay in touch: FaceTime and other kinds of video conferencing.

• What is FaceTime?

Making FaceTime calls

Skype: FaceTime for people without FaceTime

• Being Safe on FaceTime and Skype

FaceTime is one of the coolest features of the iPad. We’ve all seen science fiction movies in which people don’t just have phone calls with each other, but have video calls where they can see each other while they talk. That’s what ...

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