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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Who’ll win a dream trip to Old Trafford?

Full time devils

Whether you spend all day discussing tactical formations with your mates, losing your voice through singing your favorite player’s song or simply praying a lot — we wanted to know what you guys and gals got up to during your match day. We partnered with The Football Republic and FullTimeDEVILS, the self-proclaimed biggest and best … Read more

Skype creators plan a haunting Halloween party

Skype Halloween

This past Halloween Skype creators Julie Lee, Goldie Starling, Katherine Accettura and Alisha Marie combined their passions for food, makeup, DIY and party planning to throw an enchanting and empowering Halloween party for the Lower Eastside Girls Club. To bring the party to life, the four Skype Halloweek hostesses brainstormed ideas for terrifyingly terrific treats, … Read more

Skype Moments of the Month (October 2015)

Hozier

Whether you’re celebrating something special or just catching up with an old friend, it’s easy to turn a seemingly ordinary moment into a party with a little help from Skype. Writers from Beyond the Marquee went Back to the Future with the help of Skype. Sci-fi fans at home also celebrated the anniversary of the … Read more

Introducing share button – Effortless sharing that sparks richer conversations

Skype share button

A funny cat video, a stunning picture, or an inspiring article… you can always find some interesting content online.  Halfway through the content, you’ve also already come up with a list of friends, family members or coworkers to share the content with. Moreover, you often want to start chatting about the shared content immediately – … Read more

870 miles to take a music lesson? No problem with Skype

Skype video calling

Distance is no problem when it comes to staying in touch these days. In fact, most people use Skype on a regular basis to stay in touch with their friends and family while they’re far away from each other. But, aside from its obvious uses, many people also use our technology in totally unexpected ways. … Read more

Socking it to you this Halloween

Skype emoticons

All Hallows Eve is upon us, when ghouls and zombies roam unfettered to prey on the unwary (and the occasional fun-sized Snickers). But have no fear! There’s no need to lock your doors or stock up on garlic while Skype is here! Our little communications app is all you’ll need to enjoy your best Halloween … Read more

Treat your friends to a Skype trick or two

Skype emoticons

That time is upon us once again, it’s the spooky season of Halloween! For a lot of us with children in our lives this holiday is celebrated by walking from door to door in search of tricks or treats. Maybe you can guess which of those two you’ll find here on the Skype Tips & Tricks … Read more

Bollywood Mojis and emoticons: New ways to express yourself

Skype emoticons

Here at Skype, we are huge fans of the sensation and flair Bollywood movies bring to the big screen – no one does drama, love, and dance bigger than Bollywood. Today, we are excited to release never before seen Bollywood Mojis to make your Skype chats even more fun, exciting, and dramatic. If you haven’t … Read more

Announcing our Pundit Pursuit winners

The Football Republic

Way back in July, we called for soccer supporters to take part in the Pundit Pursuit — the quest to find fervent fans that could help co-present on The Football Republic’s five YouTube soccer channels: The Football Republic (for all fans), FullTimeDEVILS (for Manchester United fans), Blue Moon Rising TV (for Manchester City fans), Spurred On (for Tottenham Hotspur fans) and … Read more

Add fun filters to your Skype video messages in the latest Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad

Video message filters

Skype is always looking for new ways to help you express yourself – we’ve recently launched new features such as Mojis, Skype Translator and our fantastic new range of emoticons, so you can express exactly how you feel. Today, we’re excited to launch video message filters in Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad – video … Read more

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