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What is Skype?

Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

With Skype, you can share a story, celebrate a birthday, learn a language, hold a meeting, work with colleagues – just about anything you need to do together every day. You can use Skype on whatever works best for you – on your phone or computer or a TV with Skype on it. It is free to start using Skype – to speak, see and instant message other people on Skype for example. You can even try out group video, with the latest version of Skype.

If you pay a little, you can do more things, in more ways, with more people – like call phones, access WiFi or send texts. You can pay as you go or buy a subscription, whatever works for you. And in the world of business, this means you can bring your entire ecosystem of workers, partners and customers together to get things done. Try Skype out today and start adding your friends, family and colleagues. They won’t be hard to find; hundreds of millions of people are already using Skype to do all sorts of things together.


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  1. Amberlee Lifgren - Mesa Community College says:

    I have used Skype to reach students who were not able to be in the class that day. This still allowed them to be a part of the classroom discussion and lecture. The student even participated in the group activity. This AWESOME app allows students to be there through technology when they cannot be in class. For special circumstances, I would offer this option to students!

  2. Beth Alsen - Mesa Community College says:

    Hey Road Buddies…are you feeling a little blue…missing friends at home? Well, they are only a Skype away. I love that we can truly enrich the classroom by bringing in speakers from all over the world. This video chat is user friendly and easy to use! No longer do you need to schedule guest speakers and “fit” them into the lesson based on the day that they can come. With just a few clicks, you can have them live in the classroom presenting and interacting with the students! Also, I have to give a big shout out for those with chronic illnesses. Many times they feel isolated and disconnected to the classroom. Why not give them the chance to sit in on class when they feel up to it. The uses for video chats are endless; meetings, conferencing, friends and family, etc. My only reason that I gave this one star down was because it kept disconnecting…

    See you on the road!

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