First released in August 2003, Skype was created by the Swede Niklas Zennström and the Dane Janus Friis, in cooperation with Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn, Estonians who developed the backend that was also used in the music-sharing application Kazaa.
Skype supports conference calls, video chats, and screen sharing between 25 people at a time for free.
On 20 November 2014, Microsoft Office's team announced that a new chat powered by Skype is going to be implemented in their software, giving tools to be able to chat with co-workers in the same document.
) is an instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services. Much of the service is free, but Skype Credit or a subscription is required to call a landline or a mobile phone number.
Users may transmit both text and video messages and may exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. At the end of 2010, there were over 660 million worldwide users, with over 300 million estimated active each month as of August 2015.
Skype division headquarters are in Luxembourg but most of the development team and 44% of all the division's employees are still situated in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia.
Skype allows users to communicate over the Internet by voice using a microphone, by video using a webcam, and by instant messaging.
Skype-to-Skype calls to other users are free of charge, while calls to landline telephones and mobile phones (over traditional telephone networks) are charged via a debit-based user account system called Skype Credit.
Some network administrators have banned Skype on corporate, government, home, and education networks, On 12 September 2005, e Bay Inc.
We also let YOU choose whom you decide to talk to or hook up with unlike these other websites.
;) We also make dating affordable by not charging an arm and a leg like those other guys, so you can meet thousands of quality singles on your journey.
I'm from Russia ( yes, this is the country where along the street walking the bear, everyone drinking vodka and playing on balalaika=).