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The Skype Song

Skype Song

How could we resist? We came across “The Skype Song” and just had to get in touch with its creator. Today we’d like to introduce you to singer-songwriter Cynthia Wang, the artist behind “The Skype Song” and her recently released EP album. Q: Nice to meet you Cynthia, and thank you for your time. Could … Read more

Skype helps Rumi Spice cultivate saffron, as well as peace

Skype social good

Sun soaked landscapes, rolling hills, mysterious deserts and fields of crocuses with their bright red stigmas catching the sun’s rays. A country of hospitable inhabitants who welcome guests with open arms. A place so far from the beaten track that many don’t even know where it is. And yet, you’ll never see it in any … Read more

Skype Moments of the Month (September 2015)

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By bringing people together, Skype is making the world a more open and cultured place. No matter if it’s reuniting refugees with loved ones, sharing a new perspective at a film festival or a global collaboration between classrooms on different sides of the world, Skype acts as the uniting force. The United Nations High Commissioner … Read more

Helping Put the “Global” in GlobalGirl Media

GlobalGirl Media

We love when anyone mentions us on Twitter, and every so often, those mentions reveal people using Skype in amazing ways. Our curiosity was piqued by the above tweet from GlobalGirl Media, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young girls from under-served communities to find their voice in the media. They’re using Skype to share … Read more

Skype and Josh Holland Welcome You to Your New Gym

Josh Holland workout

We’ve all been there and made the same excuses — you’re on a get fit mission, you’re raring to go, your adrenaline is pumping… but hmmm, on second thoughts… it’s a bit rainy outside — and it can always wait until tomorrow, can’t it? Now there’s no excuse with Skype — and especially when your … Read more

The Art of Baby Whispering over Skype


We first met Ingrid Prueher, “The Baby Sleep Whisperer,” when putting together our 5 unique ways Skype simplifies your life post. Here’s an in-depth look at how she’s using Skype to help families get some much-needed rest.  Parents know the problem well: a newborn that simply won’t sleep. At a time in a new parent’s … Read more

Imaginations Collide in The Skype Studio

Skype group video call

With school back in full swing, notebook margins are no longer safe from daydreaming doodles of millions of students. Tapping into these back to school creative juices, Skype challenged some of the most creative minds they could find to work together and bring fans’ imaginations to life. Superstar vloggers and artistic geniuses Jamie Jo Blaine … Read more

Rewriting the Rules of Book Tours with Skype

Skype video call

You might remember author Nomi Eve from our 5 ways Skype can help simplify your life post. Here’s an in-depth look at how she’s using Skype to gain new readers.   Early on, author Nomi Eve learned one of the cardinal rules of book publishing: meet your readers. That’s why, in 2014, to help promote her novel Henna … Read more

Skype Helps Friends Reduce the Stigma around Mental Illness

Meet Martin Baker and Fran Houston. While living on different continents, these best friends have found a way to work together to ignite conversations and help reduce the stigma around mental illness. Here, Martin explains how they’re using Skype to do it. You can also follow their journey on their website, Facebook, and Twitter. Despite … Read more

Apresentando uma nova geração de usuários do Skype


Outro congestionamento no trânsito. Outra noite até tarde no escritório. Outro trem atrasado. Todos já passamos por isso — aqueles momentos nos quais tudo que você queria era estar em casa com a família. É por isso que tanta gente usa o Skype para ficar perto das pessoas que amam quando estão longe. Mas, para dar uma … Read more

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