Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Armed Forces Members Serving Overseas use Skype to Witness the Birth of their Children

In light of Memorial Day, we've been thinking a lot about how military members and their families – whether they're veterans or those on active duty – have used Skype to communicate across long distances. A recent trend has demonstrated… Read more

What would you see if you video called the world this June?

Use Skype to video call friends and family in June. Download Skype now and enjoy free video calls to other Skype users across the world. Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype

Skype is everywhere! While we often talk about the great stories of how every-day users and businesses are connecting using Skype, it's also frequently used by another key set of people – celebrities and pop-culture figures. This month, we wanted… Read more

Studying for finals via video call

Did you know that almost 40% of internet users aged twelve through seventeen now use video chat services such as Skype? That's what the findings of a new study by the Pew Research Center uncovered. With K-12 schools across the… Read more

Looking for love? Let Skype play Cupid for you

Looking for love on your laptop? Skype makes the perfect partner. Check out our guide to online dating and see Skype.com for more. Read more

5 real benefits of using Skype for business

We understand many of the challenges you face when running your company – time and finances are finite, and you have to excel with the resources you have available. You need to work smarter than your competitors. But how can… Read more

Kick-start your healthy eating plan with Skype

Share and improve your healthy eating plans with friends and family with Skype calls, instant messaging and video calls. See Skype.com for more. Read more

昂山素姬透過Skype分享好消息!

作為其中一名最為人所知的政治異見人士,昂山素姬被軟禁在祖國緬甸達十五年之久。自2010年獲釋後,她一直忙於與各地的支持者交流。不過,素姬的護照早在24年前已被吊銷,故她過去二十多年來從來未踏出緬甸國土半步。 然而這並未能阻礙她與各地人民進行 Read more

Skype plays host to a diplomatic dinner

Last week, a ground-breaking diplomatic event occurred. There wasn't any of the typical diplomatic fanfare with motorcades, secret service or press conferences. Rather than being a meeting between heads of state, this was something much more grassroots: a family in… Read more

Aung San Suu Kyi Shares Good News via Skype

Arguably the world's best-known political dissident, Aung San Suu Kyi spent 15 years under house arrest in her native Myanmar (Burma). After her release in 2010, she maintained a busy schedule of speaking to various heads of state and her many supporters around the globe. Read more

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