Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Storytelling over Skype

World Book Day (March 1, 2012) and Read Across America Week (February 27 – March 3) have just passed. Take a look at how people used Skype video calls to spread your love of reading, and how you can do… Read more

Spring Break Travel Tips

It's the first day of spring, and the weather is warming up. Schools across many countries are approaching their annual spring break hiatus. While some students may decide to have a relaxing stay-cation at home, others will be jet setting… Read more

#Skype #SXSW- It's a wrap

Here at Skype, we are always looking at new and innovative ways to interact with people. This year we were given the opportunity to make that happen in Austin, Texas for one of the biggest festivals of the year -… Read more

Skype Pass winners take NYC by storm

In January, GroupMe launched Skype Pass, giving GroupMe groups the chance to win exclusive VIP experiences. The first experience was the opportunity to meet electro house DJ Steve Aoki and gain VIP access to his Dead Meat tour in NYC…. Read more

Free wireless access to keep in touch this Mother's Day

Last Mother’s Day, we found out that up to 1 in 6 of the nation’s mums could have been left without a card. The research, which was carried out by TNS Omnibus on behalf of Skype, showed that almost… Read more

New group video greetings for Say it with Skype

Say it with Skype just got bigger and better – we now have three amazing new greetings to wish your friends 'happy birthday'. Got a friend with a birthday coming up? Say it with Skype will let you send them… Read more

Skype on TV Highlights

Last September, we told you about the small team at Skype dedicated to working with the news and film industry to help them utilize Skype video calling in their programs. From morning shows such as The TODAY Show and news… Read more

Be a Good Samaritan over Skype

This Good Samaritan Day, be nice over Skype. Read on for ideas about how to use video calls to be nice, and to find out what we've been doing. Read more

One year since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

One year has already passed since this dreadful event. I would like to reiterate my deepest sympathies to the victims, their families, and their friends. To the local people engaged in relentless reconstruction work and those still dependent on external… Read more

Skype Click to Call for Windows Supports Firefox 11

I'm pleased to announce that we've just launched Skype Click to Call for Windows, Version 5.10.4848 which now supports Skype Click to Call for Firefox 11 users. We have updated Skype Click to Call for Windows, 5.10.4848 which now includes… Read more

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