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Skype Creators plan a haunting Halloween party

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This past Halloween Skype creators Julie Lee, Goldie Starling, Katherine Accettura and Alisha Marie combined their passions for food, makeup, DIY and party planning to throw an enchanting and empowering Halloween party for the Lower Eastside Girls Club. To bring the party to life, the four Skype Halloweek hostesses brainstormed ideas for terrifyingly terrific treats, … Read more

Socking it to you this Halloween

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All Hallows Eve is upon us, when ghouls and zombies roam unfettered to prey on the unwary (and the occasional fun-sized Snickers). But have no fear! There’s no need to lock your doors or stock up on garlic while Skype is here! Our little communications app is all you’ll need to enjoy your best Halloween … Read more

Treat your friends to a Skype trick or two

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That time is upon us once again, it’s the spooky season of Halloween! For a lot of us with children in our lives this holiday is celebrated by walking from door to door in search of tricks or treats. Maybe you can guess which of those two you’ll find here on the Skype Tips & Tricks … Read more

Show some savvy in your pumpkin carving with these Skype emoticon templates

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Originating from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stinky Jack”, the carving of jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween has been practiced for centuries. First performed on turnips, potatoes or beets, the craft was brought to the US by immigrants from the British Isles who adapted it to a fruit native to America: the pumpkin. (Yep, pumpkins … Read more

Introducing: Skype’s Halloweek of tips & treats

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The decorative gourds are out, the cobwebs are hanging and Halloween is upon us. In honor of one of our favorite days, we’re turning Skype into the official one-stop-shop for all things Halloween. From the best (and most delicious) themed recipes, to decorations and costumes, we’re surrendering our Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube pages to … Read more

How to have some Halloween fun with Skype

So Skype users, are you ready for All Hallows’ Eve this Friday? Whether your carefully crafted costume gets shown off at parties or on your neighbors’ doorsteps, it’s a holiday that offers fun for young and old. As you know, I love to have some fun of my own here on the Tips and Tricks … Read more

Using Skype and Bing Maps to navigate the Tricks and the Treats this Halloween

Zack, while on a quick trip to grab coffee for his coworkers, somehow ended up in a corn maze a few miles north of nowhere. Despite a couple wrong turns and a few cold Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Louie managed to make it out of the maze and back to the office by getting directions from … Read more

SkypeでHappy Halloween!!

もうすぐHalloweenですね。 みなさん今年はどんな仮装を予定していますか!? 最近のハロウィンはコスプレパーティーみたいな雰囲気で、今年話題になった人になりきってみたり、大人でも楽しいですよね! もしご自宅でハロウィンパーティーをやる 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

Spooky Skype-o-ween

As one of the world's oldest holidays, Halloween is a celebrated tradition for people around the globe. From carving pumpkins and bobbing for apples to getting decked out in a scary costume for trick-or-treating, October 31st is a highly anticipated… Read more

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