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Love Conquers Distance with Skype

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Long-distance romance used to be considered a one-way ticket to a broken heart. But this Valentine’s Day we are happy to announce that far-flung lovers are feeling closer with a little help from Skype. Last month, Microsoft’s Idea Lab conducted a survey in the US and UK and found that 96 percent of respondents said … Read more

The Love Doctor Will See You Now…On Skype

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, many people’s thoughts turn to love. That said, love is always on our minds and is, arguably, the greatest human fixation. It has been the subject of countless movies, books, songs, and poems over the years. And, if you believe certain legends, it has also launched a few wars. Love … Read more

Saga de l’été : les plus belles histoires de Skype (2/3)

Retrouvez notre seconde série d’histoires de l’été, consacrées cette fois-ci à l’amour et au dévouement. Qu’est-ce qui pourrait sauver l’amour ? Skype ! Allons maintenant au Brésil pour une histoire très différente de celles de Skype in the Classroom . Après s’être fréquentés pendant trois ans, Cibele Santos et Fausto Candido ont décidé de se … Read more

A Brazilian Couple Begins Their Life Together Virtually

After dating for three long years, Cibele Santos and Fausto Candido were anxious to take the next step. They knew they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together, but what they had not foreseen was a job offer abroad causing the beginning of their marriage to take place over Skype. Telling their story here … Read more

Online dating leads to long distance love via Skype

A whirlwind romance was never something 28 year-old Michelle Gerson expected, but it was exactly what she got two years ago when she met her now fiancé, Jason Wagner, online. Michelle and Jason, better known as ‘welljustbecause’ and ‘Coldsideofpillow’ on OKCupid, first met in June 2011. The chemistry was instant, and they began emailing and … Read more

Tell Us Your #SkypeLove Story!

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Every day is a perfect day to show someone just how much you love them, and we know Skype can play a big role in connecting you with that special person you care a lot about.  Regardless if you use Skype for sending instant messages, making calls from your mobile phone, having a video call on … Read more

Couples Use Skype to Bridge the Distance

Long-distance relationships are never easy.  Different time zones and busy schedules can make keeping the flame going with a far-flung mate very difficult. While closing the distance can be hard, many couples rely on Skype to make their relationship work. Mallory and Nick met for the first time last summer during an environmental film class … Read more

Skype double feature in a theatre near you

Skype is always excited about appearing in films. And this week, we're in stardom, not once, but twice! "Think Like A Man" opened in theatres on April 20, and made its way to #1 spot at the box office with… Read more

Skype Hero: College Student Brings Skype into Nursing Home

Sometimes we come across really heartwarming stories which inspire us and highlight the many ways people are doing something really good or helping others using Skype. Today, I want to share with you the story of Ivan Quinones, a college… Read more

Skype Love Story Highlights

Last week, in honor of Valentine's Day we asked you to share your Skype love stories with us via Twitter, Facebook and our blog. Whether it was a special Skype call with a long distance boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, sister,… Read more

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