Hangout is a great feature that allows you to establish a video chat with up to 10 of your friends. You simply open up a chat window and establish a chat. Hangout can be a great small business tool where you can conduct free video meetings. You initiate hangout by clicking the â€œStart Hangoutâ€ button. Hangout also, has a group text feature and allows you to share and watch YouTube videos as a group.