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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Professional street skater Leticia Bufoni shares the thrills of X Games Oslo with the help of Skype

Leticia Bufoni

When pro street skater Leticia Bufoni was a little girl growing up in Brazil, her grandmother gave her a skateboard as a gift and she fell in love with the sport. Ever since then she’s been working tirelessly to perfect the exciting terrain of street skating. So far her biggest achievement has been winning the … Read more

Skype Qik is moving

At Skype, we know and love that technology continues to evolve. Today, people carry smartphones around in their pockets instead of being tethered to a desk, allowing people to stay in touch on the go. Skype has likewise evolved to help people stay connected from anywhere on any device, and we’ve continued to see growth … Read more

When words fail try Mojis and photo sharing on Windows Phone

Skype Mojis

Sometimes words just aren’t enough to really capture how you feel. So, we’ve released Mojis and photo sharing to Windows Insiders for the Preview of Skype Integration for Windows 10 Mobile. These features will also be rolling out soon for everyone to enjoy in the Preview of Skype Integration for Windows 10 Mobile and Mojis … Read more

Lindsey Duggan shows us the ropes (well… silks) of aerial fitness

Air Los Angeles

This year, we’ve been dedicated to helping our friends (that’s you!) make their heath goals a reality. We teamed up with vlogger Claire Marshall and got some professionals on the case to give her tips, tricks and workouts that all of you could follow at home. In her latest vlog offering, she headed down to … Read more

Inspiring activities to celebrate literacy with your students

Skype in the Classroom

As we celebrate literacy this month in honor of World Read Aloud Day,  here is a glimpse of all the fun and creative ways Skype in the Classroom can help you share a lifelong love of reading and writing with your students. Stretch your imagination with the Night Zookeeper Travel to the magical world of … Read more

Reaching millions through the power of design

Skype design

For designers Richard West and Soramist Chintanamanus, the best part of working for Skype is knowing that their work helps people around the world stay connected with one another. Microsoft’s cross-platform strategy and boundary-pushing emphasis on design gave them the freedom to redesign the Skype app for iOS that launched last fall, and is now used by … Read more

Announcing group video calling for mobile phones and tablets

Skype group video calling mobile

March 1st update: We have now completed our global roll-out of group video calling on iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets. Now, users on these platforms have the freedom to enjoy totally free group get-togethers anytime, anywhere — and with anyone they want. Group video calling will also be rolling out soon to users on … Read more

Get more done when you’re on the move with Skype 6.10 for iPhone and iPad

Skype for iOS

Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Skype at home and work, so they never miss a moment and can get things done without worrying about cost, distance or time. At Skype, we help you keep your world turning. We know that many of you keep in touch with instant messaging, voice and video … Read more

Photographer Branden Harvey captures long distance love in a Valentine’s Day Instagram takeover

Branden Harvey

Branden Harvey is taking over our Instagram this Valentine’s Day weekend and sharing the beauty and magic of long distance love through photography. Aside from being a professional photographer, Branden was also in a long distance relationship and first fell in love with his wife over Skype. Here is his story. Sammi and I first … Read more

Share the love with Skype

Skype video message

Roses are red Violets are blue We’ve got brand new Valentine’s content Just for you This Valentine’s Day, use Skype to make a loved one’s day extra special! With Skype, anyone can find a way to express their affection through favorite emoticons, Mojis, and a specialized video message filter to your friends and family, wherever … Read more

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