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Travel Blogger Kristen Kellogg Takes Skype’s Instagram on a Caribbean Excursion

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Travel blogger and filmmaker Kristen Kellogg is the founder of the wanderlust website Border Free Travels. For one weekend, this wayfaring storyteller took our Instagram on a journey to the island of Anguilla for a travel bloggers conference and all the sun, sand and adventure that came with it. Before arriving on the island, she … Read more

Capes, Geeks & Skype – Two Skype Sci-Fi Fans Take Their Passion to London

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This July Skype advocates Richey Marshall and David Molofsky took on all the cosplay madness that was the London Film & Comic Con, bringing sci-fi fans along for the ride through a Skype group chat. If you didn’t get a chance to see it all live, here are the highlights… Richey’s first mission was to … Read more

When Psychologists Use Skype

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A few weeks ago we highlighted 5 ways Skype can help simplify your life. In one of them we introduced you to Dr Joseph Burgo and today we are bringing you the in-depth story.   The life of a psychotherapist isn’t all leather couches and wood-paneled offices. Even after years of schooling, keeping a steady or growing … Read more

Skype Brings You and Your Friends Closer — Even When You’re Miles Apart

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Friends will always be there for you, through thick and through thin. And these days, you don’t even have to be in the same place to be together.  We’ve been finding out a lot of stories about people keeping their friendships alive, making new acquaintances and rekindling old relationships by using Skype. Take Nicole and Michael … Read more

Introducing A New Generation of Skype Users

Skype Moments

Another traffic jam. Another late night at the office. Yet another delayed train. We’ve all been there — those times where you wish you could just be at home with your family. And that’s why so many people turn to Skype to get closer to their loved ones when they’re far away. But, being slightly … Read more

Yoga Gets Even More Flexible with Skype in the Classroom

Skype in the Classroom

Pencils, protractors and playtime aren’t exactly the first things that people think about when they hear the word yoga. But for the 50 classrooms in kindergartens and schools across the United States, that’s just the case. Thanks to Skype in the Classroom, dozens of teachers have been able to connect with Yoga Foster — an … Read more

Celebrating Those Who Upgrade Their World, One Conversation at A Time

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Microsoft has kicked off a campaign for the Windows 10 launch celebrating how people are upgrading their world in ways big and small. In that same spirit, we wanted to take a moment to honor some of many ways people are using Skype every day to make a difference in their communities, their charities and their … Read more

Skype Moments of the Month (July 2015)

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When you can’t get to them, Skype helps bring new experiences, interesting people and loved ones to you. Whether it’s a Skype call with a recently crowned World Cup champion or an opportunity to bring your entire family together, Skype helps make the world a more open place filled with unforgettable memories. Barnaby the Beagle’s … Read more

How to Care for Your New TRex – Illustrated with Emoticons

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It started with Ninja Cat, an inside joke among some Windows team members. Then, like any clever creature, it eventually evolved into its current form, Ninja Cat riding a TRex. Because of course it did. Now Skype is carrying the TRex torch by giving this pair the secret emoticon treatment in Skype. Got our latest … Read more

The Birthday Party of the Century over Skype

Birthday over Skype

When it comes to Skype bringing people together, this story takes some beating. Recently, we heard about Nicole Pirshafiey’s amazing plans to celebrate her great-grandmother’s 100th birthday. With a family that spans many generations, not to mention numerous locations — bringing together everyone for this momentous occasion seemed impossible. Nicole explains, “My great-grandmother, Amor Macias, … Read more

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