Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

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

Focused to the core: Pilates instructor uses Skype for one-on-one coaching

The physical fitness practice known as Pilates was developed in the early 20th century, and now has more than 11 million people practicing it worldwide. Denise Posnak fell in love with Pilates over ten years ago and quickly decided to become an instructor. After 12 years of teaching, this New York-based instructor has found a … Read more

He jumps off buildings, He sets himself on fire, He uses Skype

When Anthony Molinari first arrived in Hollywood as an aspiring stuntman he believed that the best way to make a name for himself was by doing the “gnarliest gags” which include “car hits” and “stair falls”. Now, a decade later, with credits in The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and the upcoming The Lone Ranger … Read more

Chords, Keys and Lyrics Composed via Skype

Singer-songwriter Megan Redmond.

Denver, Colorado: it’s not exactly a hotbed of the music industry.  But 17-year old singer-songwriter Megan Redmond isn’t the type of person to let geography stand in her way.  Although she was born in Denver, because of her passion for music and songwriting, her parents decided to move her to Nashville, TN when she was … Read more

Los usuarios nos muestran cómo Skype ha cambiado sus vidas

El trabajo, la aventura, el amor, etc. Hay muchos motivos que hacen de Skype una herramienta de uso cotidiano. En ese uso diario encontramos historias personales que son emotivas, diferentes y divertidas y, lo más importante, que son posibles gracias a Skype. Hoy queremos compartir tres historias que nos han gustado mucho, agradecemos a los … Read more

Elige destino de viaje con Skype

Ya llega la época del año en la que empezamos a planear nuestra escapada de verano, dónde ir, qué esperar del sitio visitado y dónde comprar son algunas de las preguntas que nos planteamos. Una agencia de viajes Británica soluciona todos estos problemas fácilmente gracias a Skype. Este turoperador conecta a sus clientes con el … Read more

Say hello to the new Skype Blogs

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We’re happy (and more than a little proud) to announce the re-launch of Skype Blogs. In just a little over nine years, Skype’s grown from a tiny startup to one of the most widely used ways for people to share important experiences with friends, family and colleagues – it’s important that our blogs keep pace … Read more

More than skin deep: Renée Rouleau provides skin-care coaching on Skype

The ingenuity of the small business owners who use Skype never ceases to amaze me. It was particularly exciting recently to hear about an entrepreneur who’s trailblazing an entirely new business category thanks to Skype. When we read about Renée Rouleau in The New York Times, we were nothing short of impressed. Renée provides skin … Read more

Skype and Gaga: Highlights from The Born This Way Ball

We’ve had an exciting past few months accompanying Lady Gaga as the official partner of her world tour: The Born This Way Ball. From Stockholm to London to Barcelona, we’ve helped Little Monsters experience the show in incredible new ways: from instantly sharing their looks on our Blue Carpet with Skype Photo Share to leaving messages for Gaga in our … Read more

"By Using Skype…I've Been Able to Make My Dreams Come True"

Although Dublin-based Anuradha “Anu” Ammal has long had a successful career in technology, she has also dreamed of perfecting her skills as a musician. In 2003, she started studying classical Carnatic music of India. She says, “I began with the… Read more

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