Skype-a-Thon 2016

Classrooms travel 9.8M virtual miles during the Skype-a-Thon

| Skype in the Classroom

On November 29th and 30th, educators from 75 countries around the world participated in Microsoft’s second annual Skype-a-Thon in celebration of learning without borders. The goal was to travel three million virtual miles in 48 hours. However, over the course of the two-day event our global learning community of...

Skype-a-Thon 2016

Day One: Microsoft’s Global Skype-a-Thon hits 3M miles in just one day

| Skype in the Classroom

We couldn’t be happier about the momentum and participation this year’s Skype-a-Thon is generating. Unforgettable moments, lots of excitement and learning is taking place in classrooms across the globe. Educators and students embraced the global learning movement and their energy and enthusiasm is a true inspiration. We are thrilled that...

Doctor David Nott, the first ever known surgery over Skype

The first ever known surgery over Skype with Dr. David Nott

| Your stories

Skype was developed in 2003 to help people stay together, no matter where in the world they happen to be. Since launch, we’ve discovered many weird, wonderful and original ways that people use video calling. From pet sitting to interior design. From working out to personal stylist advice—people really...