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Keeping in Touch, On Campus and Off

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For Sarah Woodworth and her ten Tufts University suitemates, GroupMe ensures their freshmen year is nothing short of supportive. In fact – according to Sarah – they’re not just suitemates; they’ve become a family. While describing her on-campus living quarters Sarah explains, “GroupMe definitely helped cement our friendships. Whenever something funny happens, and it’s just … Read more

Skype on TV: Share what makes your living room unique

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Your living room is the center of your universe. It’s where you work, play, entertain guests and watch your favorite shows. Your living room is a reflection of who you are and what you love doing. Now, with the new Samsung 4K Ultra HD Smart TV you can have a Skype on TV group video … Read more

Portals: Shared Experiences over Skype

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  “There is so much opportunity now to have really powerful experiences, in a world that’s evermore connected,” Amar Bakshi, former journalist-turned-artist explains. “But so often, we use these tools to cocoon ourselves in our own communities. Sometimes it takes art, and an aesthetic moment, to sort of shake things up a bit.” Judging from … Read more

Skype gives The X Factor UK fans a star-studded experience

Every year, The X Factor’s talented performers impress and inspire millions of people worldwide. Meanwhile, the audience rarely gets the chance to ask their burning questions, watch live performances, or see what the talent is like offstage. In celebration of these gifted performers and their dedicated fans, we teamed up with The X Factor UK … Read more

Update Your Seasonal Traditions with a Side of Tech

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With the holidays quickly approaching, there may or may not be figgy pudding in your future. But, long before the table is set—long before the oven is preheated—there’s some preliminary planning to do. That’s where we come in. With these handy tips, we’ll keep your up-and-coming event organized, coordinated, and full of plenty of cheer. … Read more

A Mobile Approach to the Season with Skype

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With Turkey Day behind us, we’re full steam ahead for December’s festivities. Between planning, plotting, carol singing and all that shopping—there’s a good chance you’re going to be on the go from now through the New Year. All the more reason to download the latest version of Skype on your mobile device. By ensuring a … Read more

NFL Players go head-to-head in a Skype Thanksgiving Preview

Thanksgiving in the United States is synonymous with home-cooked food, family gatherings, and thankfulness. And of course, football. This year, through Microsoft’s partnership with the NFL, four football players gathered at their local Microsoft Store to simulate their upcoming Thanksgiving Day match-ups over Madden 15 on Xbox One in an event known as Game Before … Read more

Keeping in Touch is as Easy as Pie

Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Kwanza. Christmas. Family traditions, like a good meal, are always better when shared. Sometimes overpriced flights, work, and weather can get in the way of holiday season sharing, but luckily we here at Skype have you covered. Skype Music Ambassador Frank Bell says that, “Cooking is a social thing, so if more people … Read more

Date Night with Skype

The holidays are just around the corner—making time spent apart from your sweetie all the more sensitive. But don’t despair! With Skype as a third-party means of keeping in touch, you can hone in on your honey—no matter far away they are. After all—nothing says “Thinking of you,” like a sweet stream of texts, instant … Read more

Frankie Ballard: The Skype Six is a Helluva tour

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My favorite part about what I do is being out on the road touring, I definitely feel more at home on the road than I do in Nashville. The energy is awesome.  Being out on tour makes me feel like I have a purpose. During the little downtime I have I usually work on the … Read more

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