• Chime in: Did Microsoft ruin Skype?

    6 days ago - By Windows Central

    Once upon a time, Skype was the de-facto king of voice and video communication, but those times are now gone.
    Long ago, Skype was the undisputed king of voice and video communication across the internet, but with the rise of competing services from Facebook, Discord, and others, those times are gone.
    Recently, Skype chased Snapchat with a much-derided redesign that focused on Snapchat-like disappearing messages. While Instagram has been extremely successful in appropriating the feature, Skype's attempts were catastrophic, and simply served to overcomplicate and undermine the app's core...
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