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Get your fill of the World Squash Championships with Skype

World Squash Championship

Calling all Squash fans around the world, we’re inviting you to experience the 2015 Men’s World Squash Championship with Skype. Held in a different location each year, The World Squash Championship is one of the most prestigious squash tournaments in the PSA World Series. This year it’s being held in Bellevue, Seattle until Sunday, November 22, and … Read more

Helping you keep in touch with friends and family in France

In light of the devastating events that have taken place in Paris, we want to help people stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues. So, with immediate effect we are making all domestic and international calls to landlines and mobiles in France free of charge* for the next few days. To learn how to … Read more

Skype brings history to life for Veterans Day

Skype in the Classroom

Yesterday, we highlighted some original and interactive virtual field trips and lesson plans around war history and Veterans Day, offered by our educational partners around the U.S. Today, in honor of Veterans Day, we’re bringing you a glimpse of what it’s like to go on a virtual field trip to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, … Read more

Celebrating Veterans Day with Skype in the Classroom

Veterans Day

With Veterans Day celebrations coming up tomorrow, most schools around the U.S. have been studying American military history. Today, we’d like to highlight a few original and interactive resources available to all teachers and classrooms on our newly redesigned Skype in the Classroom portal. Learn about the history of Veterans Day with these downloadable lesson … Read more

Grateful for your feedback!

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We love your feedback and use it every day to improve Skype. Keep it coming! Perhaps you’ve taken some time and sent feedback to Skype? Maybe you have reported a problem or sent suggestions to make Skype better. Maybe you’ve shared thoughts about a feature you like? If you have – thank you – and … Read more

Skype conference calls the quick, easy and affordable way

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Whether they’re a blessing or a curse to your work day, conference calls with your customers or far-flung teammates are an essential part of doing business. That part needs to go smoothly, so we’ve put together some tips for easy Skype conference calls. With Skype conference calls it’s easy to get groups of up to … Read more

Who’ll win a dream trip to Old Trafford?

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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)


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

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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

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