Skype Blogs

Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Make Your Big Break – Show Your Skills on Simon Cowell’s New Channel “The You Generation”


Do all of your friends say you can sing like an angel? Do your cakes and cookies make your best pals sigh with delight? Does everybody say you do an amazing impression of President Obama? Do you think that you could be the best in the world at dog training, BMX bike riding, stand-up comedy, … Read more

Teachers, Enter our Santa in the Classroom Contest: Educators Can Win $10,000 in Technology Products and a Call with Santa for Their Classrooms

We are very proud that Skype’s technology helps enable amazing learning experiences for students across the globe. From explorer Mark Wood connecting classrooms in Nepal and Tsunami-damaged Japan for an environmental discussion to students getting a chance to learn from NASA and even surprise video calls from NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, Skype in the classroom empowers teachers to bring truly remarkable experiences to their schools. Read more

Contest: Show us your BOO-tiful Halloween Costume Photos

Pop quiz: what's the best part about Halloween? The candy? Spending time with friends and family? Carving pumpkins? Trick-or-treating? Parties? OK, maybe there are a few right answers to that question. For us, though, it's all about the costumes: kids… Read more

American Idol fans vote for their favorites via Skype

The name of one of American Idol's top finalist, Jessica Sanchez, has been all over Skype's top phrases on Twitter for the past few weeks thanks to all her fans. The Filipino community all over the U.S. and Asia has… Read more

How would you like to win these awesome Skype goodies?

We have a variety of prizes up for grabs including a special edition Skype hoodie, a pair of Urbanears headphones, a universal charger, a whole year of free group video calling and a 12-month subscription — perfect for calling… Read more

Drum roll… and the winner for the Greatest Skype Moments contest is…

On October 10th we invited our Twitter followers and Skype Facebook fans to share their Greatest Skype Moments by submitting a photo or video and description to us through Facebook. Our contest ended on November 5th and we received a… Read more

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