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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Vocal Training via Skype

One of the many perks of Skype is how it can bring people together, face-to-face, across thousands of miles. So often, we hear of families and friends utilizing Skype to keep their relationships strong. However, more and more, we are… Read more

Utilizing Skype to Change the News and Film Industries

Television and film have changed over the years, especially the use of technology within production. As gadgets and core technology evolves, the media industry evolves with them. Throughout the day, you may tune in to your local news station to… Read more

Royals Round-Up

The past few weeks, we've heard a lot of chatter surrounding royal families using Skype and we love it! A couple weeks ago, Skype created a survey to see which member of the royal family Britons would most like to… Read more

The Modern Day Book Club with Meg Wolitzer

Earlier this summer, we told you about the exciting partnership with MORE Magazine in which nine lucky book clubs could submit for the chance to be part of a virtual book club with author Meg Wolitzer. On August 7th, the… Read more

Introducing @SkypeSupport on Twitter

In June, we rolled out our new community, the Skype Support Network. In July, we expanded our Support Network on Skype's Facebook page. Today, we're really excited to roll out @skypesupport, our new Twitter account, to provide help, tips, information,… Read more

Digital Artist Uses Skype for Transatlantic Portrait Painting Sessions

For San Francisco-based digital artist David Newman, a specialist in painting life portraits with the iPad, Skype has enabled him to expand his portrait painting studio to anywhere in the world that has an internet connection. Photo by Peter Blacksberg…. Read more

Your #ILOVESKYPE Stories

We've seen a lot of response with the #ILOVESKYPE moments you are sharing for Skype's 8th Birthday. Here are our eight favorites. 1) @GeneralMattina: @Skype 92 yr old Grandmama in PA Skyping my sister in LA. #ILOVESKYPE http://twitpic.com/6d985o 2) @Rorymi6:… Read more

Celebrating Video Calling on Skype's 8th Birthday

If a photo is worth 1,000 words, a video call is worth 1,000,000 words. Facial expressions and real-time reactions are the little nuances that make a conversation that much more meaningful. Every day on Skype, the great things people… Read more

Celebrating Video Calling on Skype's 8th Birthday

If a photo is worth 1,000 words, a video call is worth 1,000,000 words. Facial expressions and real-time reactions are the little nuances that make a conversation that much more meaningful. Every day on Skype, the great things people… Read more

Skype in the classroom helps to Power a Bright Future with Clorox

Skype in the classroom teachers are continuously looking for innovative ways to help their students learn. To help teachers located in the US get the resources they need to power new or existing programs, Skype has teamed up with Clorox's… Read more

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