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Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

Skype integration for Slack now available for preview

Skype Slack integration

At Skype, we are committed to breaking down communication barriers and getting the world talking. This is why we make Skype available on multiple platforms and continue to explore more ways to help you stay connected. Today we’re releasing a preview version of Skype integration for Slack that lets teams on Slack easily make a … 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

34 Million People Concurrently Online on Skype

The BoomTown Rats may not like Mondays, but people on Skype sure do. It's certainly a busy Monday as we're seeing another jump in people on Skype today reaching a new milestone of 34 million users concurrently online. This is… Read more

The Visualization of a Skype Friendship

Ever wonder how much time you spend on Skype? The minutes or hours one spends instant messaging with friends, calling home via voice or video call, screen sharing with co-workers and more can really add up! That's why we love… Read more

Virtual Language Lessons

Did you know there are over 6,000 languages spoken across the globe? As an essential tool for communication for millions of people representing hundreds of countries, we know that our Skype users speak a number of different languages when connecting… Read more