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Skype Gift Cards Keep Grandson in Touch Over the Holidays

Annie lives in Miami. In recent years, her family has mushroomed from just her son and daughter to include their spouses and now four grandchildren divided between Miami and Memphis. While Annie usually spends Thanksgiving weekend with her son’s family… Read more

Skype Gift Cards help families stay connected for Thanksgiving

Josh is a junior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Like many Americans, Josh’s family is spread about the country. His parents are both based in the Pacific Northwest and his sister lives in New York, but everyone in… Read more

Great Ormond Street Hospital and Skype say, "Oh yes we can"

Recently, we had the pleasure of joining British TV star Craig Revel Horwood and some inspirational children at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) to launch the world’s first pantomime via Skype. On 13th December, a special performance… Read more

Staying in Touch during Diwali

Happy Diwali! A bright time on the Hindu calendar, the five-day festival of lights is celebrated all over the world. And Skype is helping families to stay in touch during this holiday as never before. Movie script editor Sara Adhikari… Read more

Going Green with Technology

This past weekend marked Earth Day, an annual day where events take place worldwide to increase appreciation and awareness of the environment. While it's easy to get caught up in everyday life, Earth Day helps us step back and see… Read more

Share Your Skype Love Story

We love to hear your stories about how you've stayed in touch with long-distance boyfriends, girlfriends, husbands, wives, best friends, or children using Skype. It's heartwarming to hear how Skype helps many of you bridge the distance between loved ones… Read more

What would you see if you video called the world this February?

Use Skype to video call friends and family this month. Download Skype now and enjoy free video calls to other Skype users across the world. Read more

What has the world been talking about on Skype this December?

Read what people have been talking about on Skype in December. Visit Skype.com to find out more about free video calling, instant messaging and Skype for iPad. Read more

Santa has gone digital!

It has been brought to our attention that Santa has gone digital. The newly tech-savvy jolly man has opted for a Skype video call instead of showing up at overflowing malls and making his followers wait for absurd amounts of… Read more

Skype's top 8 gadgets for the Holidays

The holidays should be all about family and friends coming together – whether that’s in person or through Skype. And it’s the most wonderful time of the year because it means presents too. Read on for our pick of the… Read more

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