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Get closer to your action sporting heroes with Skype at X Games Aspen 2016

Skype X Games

X Games are back for 2016 — and so are we. Skype is excited and proud to be going to Aspen to share the thrills, the gossip and the behind the scenes fun. This year, we plan to get you guys closer to the excitement and hang out with some of your favorite riders such … Read more

A simple way to inspire your workout buddies over a group video call

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Whether you want to start a dance class, get together a book club, or even take a boxing lesson — it’s simple with Skype: just create a group chat and send a unique link to anyone you want via Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter or email. Even if they’re not in your Skype contacts or don’t … Read more

A big prize for little Kopites — Win a Mascot day with Skype and Liverpool FC

Liverpool FC Skype

You may have heard recently about Skype partnering up with Liverpool Football Club. We’re so proud to be part of this winning team and also to join one of football’s greatest families. Our aim is to bring every LFC fan closer to all the action and connect with their favorite team from wherever they may … Read more

Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

10 years of video

Ten years ago, NASA’s Stardust mission successfully brought back interstellar dust from a comet and the cloud existed only in the sky. That same year, Skype launched a new innovation – free video calling. Yes, it really has been a decade since Skype changed the way people connect with their loved ones. 6 years ago, … Read more

Skype gets you closer to football’s greatest family

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Talk about a winning team – we’re excited to announce our partnership with Liverpool FC to bring new ways for fans to connect with their beloved club, from anywhere on any device! We’ve launched the LFCofficial Skype ID. Kopites around the world can now come together via Skype to share their passion for the club, … Read more

A global “Happy New Year”!

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Welcoming the new year is a time for celebration, and with so many of you calling an “old acquaintance” in different countries to wish them well, it’s likely you’ll reach a friend or family member who doesn’t speak the same language as you. To help with that, we’ve created the guide below that includes time zones and languages so everyone … Read more

Help us choose holiday gifts for your favorite vloggers

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The holidays are here bringing with them family, friends, parties and (of course) gifts. While there’s nothing more joyous than reuniting with old relatives and lifelong friends, the frustration of not knowing what to get them is enough to turn even the jolliest elf into a Scrooge. But with a little help from Skype, this … Read more

It’s a hat trick — meet My Match Day’s third winner, Joannes

Football Republic

For those of you who entered our My Match Day competition, it’s time to announce our third and final winner. Way back in September, Skype together with The Football Republic and  FullTimeDEVILS wanted to know how all you soccer fans celebrate your Manchester United match day. For those of you who entered, you’ll probably know … Read more

2015: Skype’s year in review

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2015 has been a big year at Skype and we hope that the updates to our products helped you create those magical moments and gave you the freedom to connect with your family, friends and colleagues, wherever they may be. Here are a few highlights from this past year. New ways to get together One … Read more

Skype takes a journey to “The Other Side” with Sage Kotsenburg

Sage Kotsenburg

Hitting the slopes at five, making his US Open debut at 12, winning the Dew Tour overall title and silver at the European X Games at 16, and then Olympic gold at 20 – Sage Kotsenburg is the poster child for hard work and snowboarding success. After his Olympic win, Sage decided to take a … Read more

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