Skype Blogs

Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Skype brings you healthy food tips from Russ Crandall

The Domestic Man

For the past few weeks, we’ve been helping vlogger Claire Marshall meet her health and fitness goals with the help of our experts (and it’s not too late for you to join in). With a focus on exercise in our first few weeks, we want to make sure your nutrition is getting just as much attention. … Read more

Liverpool FC fans get a Skype surprise and the chance to win signed jerseys

Liverpool Football Club

March 3rd update: Submissions are now closed. Many thanks to everyone who tweeted their guesses. To uncover the identity of the mystery LFC star, watch the full video: *** So many of us dream of meeting our favorite football players, but few of us actually get the opportunity to see them off the field. A … Read more

Sing your heart out for Liverpool FC for a chance to win

Skype Liverpool FC

Skype have teamed up with Liverpool FC to give Reds fans around the world the chance to win a legendary Anfield experience — when Liverpool FC take on Newcastle United. Entering is simple — just send us a Skype video message of the last chorus of You’ll Never Walk Alone for your chance to sing … Read more

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

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