Gmail Recently added Emoticons and other stuff but people wanted a better communication system for free so that is what Gmail did today.Gmail employee using Gmail Audio Video Chat

Yes! Gmail finally gets audio video chatting enabled for free! All you need to do is to first download some of their plugins out here. Then you just need to login to your Gmail account and start chatting but make sure you have your webcam installed properly. Gmail has completely revolutionized the way how people communicate.

Gmails Audio-Video chat is quite fast and has superior quality video and audio.
You also need a fast internet connection to load the video chat fast or else you will take hours talking to one person but conveying something which you could actually do in 5 minutes!

Video Below explains it much better.