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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad brings phone number, date and address detection, and improved multitasking

Skype 6.6 for iOS

When we’re on our phones and tablets we’re often doing several things at once, from researching a holiday, planning nights out, sending emails or messaging friends – we switch in and out of the apps that help us get things done. Today we’re pleased to launch Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad, a new version … Read more

Introducing share button – Effortless sharing that sparks richer conversations

Skype share button

A funny cat video, a stunning picture, or an inspiring article… you can always find some interesting content online.  Halfway through the content, you’ve also already come up with a list of friends, family members or coworkers to share the content with. Moreover, you often want to start chatting about the shared content immediately – … Read more

Bollywood Mojis and emoticons: New ways to express yourself

Skype emoticons

Here at Skype, we are huge fans of the sensation and flair Bollywood movies bring to the big screen – no one does drama, love, and dance bigger than Bollywood. Today, we are excited to release never before seen Bollywood Mojis to make your Skype chats even more fun, exciting, and dramatic. If you haven’t … Read more

New Mojis and emoticons! Skype chats just got even better

Skype emoticons

Lights, camera, action! It’s only been a month since we first released Mojis, but we’re delivering you new content to make Skype messages more exciting, funny and expressive than ever. If you haven’t tried Mojis for yourself yet, they are short clips from your favorite movies and TV shows that you can put directly into … Read more

Video calling with elephants

Skype video call

Elephants on a Skype video call – talk about Skype savvy! Josh Plotnik, Founder and Executive Director of U.S.-based Think Elephants International, founded the non-profit in 2011. His goal is to promote the preservation of a rapidly declining population of elephants on both the Asian and African continents. TEI scientists conduct research on elephant behavior … Read more

Learning a language with Skype

Skype Translator

One of the great things about Skype is how it allows you to communicate across global boundaries with the greatest of ease. Whether your friend is around the corner or around the world, they’re always just a Skype call away. But not all boundaries are geographical in nature. Sometimes, if you want to talk to … Read more

Send texts from your computer with Skype

Skype SMS

In the past I’ve mentioned Skype instant messages are pretty great. You can do so much more with them than just hammer out a few words on your keyboard and hit send – there are mojis, emoticons, file sending, text formatting, timestamped quotes… The list of features goes on and on. But sometimes you can’t … Read more

Skype 6.3 for iPhone and iPad: iOS9 support, Slide Over, Split View and more

Skype for iPad

Following the recent launch of our brand new design for Skype for iPhone and iPad (thank you for the app store feedback and ratings so far!), we’re excited to update both apps today with full iOS9 compatibility and the release of three new features: Use Slide Over and Split View to get things done together … Read more

Emoticônes : pour le travail ou le plaisir ?

Ah, les émoticônes. Nos utilisateurs nous disent combien ils aiment ces adorables petites images animées. Il est vrai qu’elles ajoutent un peu de divertissement, et elles aident à transmettre des sentiments souvent difficiles à exprimer par des mots. Vous pouvez voir la liste des émoticônes Skype en cliquant sur le smiley en bas à droite … Read more

Emoticons: for Business or Pleasure?

Ah, emoticons. Our users tell us they love these irresistible little animated images. It’s true, they do add an element of fun, and they help convey sentiments often difficult to articulate in words. You can check out Skype’s emoticons “palette” by clicking on the smiley face on the lower right corner of a chat box. … Read more

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