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Skype Moments of the Month

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When you’re a kid, everything moment presents an amazing opportunity to discover something new – even snack time. At Skype, we love that we get to be part of this wonder for so many kids, helping them broaden their worlds, have new experiences, and make beautiful memories. Whether it’s bringing one child to family around … Read more

Actors master the art of the roving rehearsal

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Skype Acting Ambassador Lynn Chen uses Skype video calling to rehearse whenever she wants, from wherever she wants. This means she has more time to pursue her other passions, which include all things food, creating podcasts, and being an activist for positive body image. You can keep up with all her Hollywood shenanigans through Twitter, … Read more

A super sci-fi Skype experience

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Moment Maker, comic lover and Superman cosplayer David Molofsky not only covered one of London’s biggest comic conventions, he also completed Skype Challenges from sci-fi fans at home and then blogged about his experience for us. When he’s not geeking out over comics on Skype, he can be found geeking out over comics on his … Read more

7 reasons to sweat it out over Skype

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Skype Moment Maker and personal trainer Nick Cameron has been training people using Skype video calling for quite a while now. Here he tells us his top seven reasons why taking part in the fitness revolution from your living room is the way to go. You can also catch him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. … Read more

Planning your Spring Break with Skype

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Dust off your bikinis, and pack your bags—that much-needed semester sequitur Spring Break is here. After you’ve assembled your ‘low-key living’ essentials (and headed as far away from those final grades as possible), let Skype help you keep your time off scheduled, smooth and sharable. It’s a Small World Sure, some of your classmates are … Read more

Healthy Doses of Skype Motivation

Look, we get it. Sometimes the grind is a little less ‘seize the day’ and a little more ‘snooze away.’ Lucky for you, we’ve got Coach Troy on Skype. (Whistle, toothpick, and warranted intensity included.) Coach comes from a long line of push-up enthusiasts, and specializes in shaking sleepyheads such as yourself out of bed, … Read more

Moment Makers: A look back

We love celebrating the many ways people use Skype to pursue their passions. From the extreme sports fan who got the chance to ask his favorite athlete a burning question in a video message, to the comics enthusiast who interviewed the cast of the newest Marvel movie using video calling, Skype is dedicated to bringing remarkable … Read more

Skype Moments of the Week

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Being separated from family, friends or work can be tough. Fortunately, Skype can turn time apart into cherished moments together. Every week, we celebrate how people of all ages and backgrounds use Skype to share experiences with those who once seemed a world away. When Colin’s parents couldn’t make it to his and Meg Mukri‘s … Read more

Mr. March tests his luck this St. Patrick’s Day

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Sure, it all started as a religious day of feasting for the patron saint of Ireland. But nowadays, St. Patrick’s Day features international festivals, set on praising all things Irish via parades, dancing and debauchery, and everything green. While we couldn’t catch an actual Leprechaun, we found Mr. March (clad in all green and clutching … Read more

Fans Score Video Calls with Real Madrid

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With fans around the world, Real Madrid is one of the most popular soccer clubs in the world. That’s why we’re excited to help bring fans directly to Real Madrid over Skype video calls. Today, Real Madrid fans from around the world got the chance to hop on video calls with their favorite soccer stars. … Read more

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