Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype 6.7 for Mac

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac. We are continually focusing on ease of use. With this release we focused on optimizing your search experience. Fast, deep search results Search in Skype for Mac has been completely overhauled. Finding the right conversation is now faster than ever. From the toolbar, just … Read more

Emoticons: much more than just another smiling face

Think about how an emoticon has helped you to emphasize an important point in an online chat. Or made you realize that somebody was just joking. Or allowed you to get to the point quickly if you were feeling sad… Read more

32 million people concurrently online on Skype

Yesterday, Skype passed a new milestone. There were 32 million people signed onto Skype at the same time. That's quite a lot of people using Skype to build and maintain meaningful connections with friends, family and co-workers by making voice… Read more

International Skype-to-Skype calling continues to accelerate in 2011

New estimates from telecom market research firm TeleGeography show that while international PSTN call traffic growth is slowing, increasing only 4% in 2011, international conversations by Skype users continued to accelerate. International Skype-to-Skype call minutes increased 48% last year to… Read more