Glamour’s Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive, First Lady Michelle Obama and actress activist Yara Shahidi

Skype celebrates the Day of the Girl with FLOTUS and Glamour Magazine

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“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights.” – United Nations Resolution 66/170 On Tuesday October 11, we’ll be celebrating the Day of the Girl: a day...

To our Windows Insiders: Skype UWP Preview app adds group features

To our Windows Insiders: Skype UWP Preview app adds group features

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Today, we’ve updated the Skype UWP Preview app via the store on Insider versions of Windows 10. With it, Windows Insiders* can create and send group messages, as well as make group audio and video calls. In the latest experience, you can see up to four video images at...

Announcing group video calling for mobile phones and tablets

Announcing group video calling for mobile phones and tablets

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March 1st update: We have now completed our global roll-out of group video calling on iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets. Now, users on these platforms have the freedom to enjoy totally free group get-togethers anytime, anywhere — and with anyone they want. Group video calling will also be...

A simple way to inspire your workout buddies over a group video call

A simple way to inspire your workout buddies over a group video call

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Whether you want to start a dance class, get together a book club, or even take a boxing lesson — it’s simple with Skype: just create a group chat and send a unique link to anyone you want via Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter or email. Even if they’re not...

Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

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Ten years ago, NASA’s Stardust mission successfully brought back interstellar dust from a comet and the cloud existed only in the sky. That same year, Skype launched a new innovation – free video calling. Yes, it really has been a decade since Skype changed the way people connect with...

Skype creators plan a haunting Halloween party

Skype creators plan a haunting Halloween party

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This past Halloween Skype creators Julie Lee, Goldie Starling, Katherine Accettura and Alisha Marie combined their passions for food, makeup, DIY and party planning to throw an enchanting and empowering Halloween party for the Lower Eastside Girls Club. To bring the party to life, the four Skype Halloweek hostesses...

A new, easier way to start a Skype conversation and invite anyone to join

A new, easier way to start a Skype conversation and invite anyone to join

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Update: We’ve been hard at work and are pleased to announce that now Skype users worldwide can invite anyone to join a Skype chat by sharing a unique link and anyone can join as a Guest on Skype for Web. Make sure you’re on the latest version of Skype for...