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Shoot the Future: interview with content queen YesJulz

YesJulz, one of the judges of the Shoot the Future contest

A few weeks ago, Skype in Media launched the Shoot the Future contest, encouraging aspiring and professional content creators to submit creative ideas (by June 27) that incorporate the power of Skype. The winner will receive $20,000 to fund their project, as well as expert guidance from social media queen YesJulz, actor and rapper Ice-T, … Read more

You sang for Liverpool FC – We listened

Some of the “Sing For LFC” competition entries, sent by Skype video message

Skype has always been about bringing people, from all over the world, closer together. Wherever you are, whatever device you’re using—we’ll bring you closer to the things you love. Our partnership with Liverpool FC aims to get fans closer to the matches and to their idols. We want Kopites all over the world to come … Read more

Skype in Media launches Shoot the Future contest for aspiring content creators

Shoot the Future with Skype in Media

The way we engage with and consume media has changed dramatically in the past few years and Skype is proud to be part of this continuing evolution. From the user-generated content seen on the likes of The Late Late Show and VICE News, to broadcasters’ creating pop-up newscasts, Skype TX has provided the solution to make … Read more

Skype gets you closer to football’s greatest family

Skype Liverpool FC emoticon

Talk about a winning team – we’re excited to announce our partnership with Liverpool FC to bring new ways for fans to connect with their beloved club, from anywhere on any device! We’ve launched the LFCofficial Skype ID. Kopites around the world can now come together via Skype to share their passion for the club, … Read more

Meet Rishi, our first winner of My Match Day

Match Day winner

For all you folks who entered our My Match Day competition, we’re proud to announce our first winner… (drumroll)… Rishi Mukherjee from Canada. In September, Skype partnered with The Football Republic and FullTimeDEVILS and asked all you soccer fans how you celebrate your Manchester United match day — and we were overwhelmed by entries from … 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

Pledge your passion for a chance to win

PayWithPassion

The annual BlogHer conference always brings fresh inspiration to a vast community of food bloggers, family bloggers, travel bloggers, and countless others passionate about online content. This year, as the official communications partner of BlogHer ’14, Skype wants to extend that idea into the real world with what we like to call the Pay With Passion … Read more

Share Your Style in the Boyfriend Jeans Challenge

BFJC

When it comes to fashion, it’s easy to stay on top of the latest trends, but developing an iconic personal style is a challenge. As style icon Coco Chanel once said, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” A quick Skype video call, photo share, or video message are the most efficient ways to compare … Read more

Do You Use Skype Everywhere?

We all know that Skype makes it easy to stay in touch with family and friends, no matter how close or far away; Skype calls from the laptop or desktop computer are an integral part of many relationships. But there are more ways to enjoy the versatility of Skype than sitting in front of a … Read more

Get a Smile, Share a Smile – and Win a Toshiba Encore Tablet!

What’s better than a smile? Sharing and spreading that smile. Last month New York City was transformed when passers-by were surprised by exchanging transatlantic laughs with folks in London. Take a look: But now we want to share those fantastic moments by giving away Toshiba Encore tablets…and we’re looking for you to put a smile … Read more

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