Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Just Say Hello

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We’re kicking off our partnership with Skype in the Classroom and O, The Oprah Magazine, with a guest blog from Carr Fullagar and Tobi Ragon from the Cape Fear Academy in Wilmington, North Carolina. Read on to learn about how a simple word like hello can make a huge difference. It’s one simple word, but … Read more

Truth or Dare is BACK (And it’s better than ever)

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You know the rules—cross your fingers and “spin” the truth or dare selector that we’ve posted on our Facebook, Vine, and Twitter channels. Wherever you land, your Skype-using loved ones are in for one hell of a surprise. Take a look at the full list of Truths and Dares below. You woke up like this. … 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

Cooperation, contribution, celebration: using Skype to give back

A few months ago, Tyson Mayr, Skype Social Good Ambassador and clean water activist, asked people across the world to share how they plan to give back in 2015. The first answer to Tyson’s challenge came from Tom Le Mesurier and Frank Bell, who recently hosted a Skype-enabled benefit dinner party and silent auction in … Read more

Fear and Loving over Skype with JacksGap

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Recently, JacksGap used Skype to help them launch “The Collaboration Project”. Twin brothers Jack and Finn Harries wanted to create videos comprised entirely of footage created by their community. To realize their vision, they needed a platform where their fans could record a simple video message and share it with them. So they turned to … Read more

The big guide to mobile photo sharing on Skype

Spring has started peeking around the corner here in London, bringing promises of fresh starts and new beginnings. That makes it the perfect time to explore uncharted territory, something which I do with pleasure here on the Tips & Tricks blog. Over the next few weeks I’m going to focus on helping you discover and … Read more

Wendy Norman & How to Make it Happen on International Women’s Day 2015

For International Women’s Day, we asked our Director of Social Good, Wendy Norman, a few questions about how her team is Making it Happen and spreading some good around the world. How are you celebrating International Women’s Day this year? I’ll start it by sending a thank you email to the women I know who … Read more

Fire Safety Dogs in the Classroom

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The Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation’s Learning About Fire Safety is Fun! and Let’s Read with Molly program, help children learn basic fire safety knowledge and skills with the goals of saving lives, limiting injuries, and reducing fire losses. Firefighter Dayna Hilton and Molly the Fire Safety Dog share fun, yet educationally sound, ways to … Read more

Keeping yourself safe from phishing and other online threats

We love the internet in all its many guises here at Skype. But like a lot of enjoyable things, the internet is best when used with caution. I’ve covered the subjects of online security and phishing on this blog before, but they’re ever-present dangers so frequent reminders to stay on your toes are important. The … Read more

Updating the Skype Privacy Statement

At Skype, we want to make it easier for you to understand and review the important documents that relate to our products and services. As part of this effort, Skype is issuing an update to its global privacy statement. You can find the updated privacy statement here: http://www.skype.com/go/privacy We’re doing this to benefit our customers … Read more

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