Skype, now owned by Microsoft, is an incredibly popular instant messaging, voice-over-IP, and video calling service. With Skype you chat with your friends either singularly or in groups, make calls to other Skype users or phones, and make video calls. A peer-to-peer service it still struggles with — or doesn't even try to — sync. Skype's cross-platform support is outstanding, however, with native apps not only for iPhone and iPad but for Mac, Windows, Android, BlackBerry, and more.
Skype accounts support two-factor authentication via a phone number or authenticator app. Here's how you can set up 2FA on your Skype account.
The company announced it would be bringing the feature to the Mac app this week, allowing users to set background images for video calls.
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Zoom may be a popular video conferencing app, but if you've paid attention to the news lately, you'll know that has a ton of security issues — so how about something different?
When you want to talk to family, friends, and coworkers from afar, consider Skype's group calls feature.
The latest Skype Insider build has a new feature that makes it easy to invite anyone to a Skype call, including people who don't have Skype accounts.
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