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Skype is an instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services. Users may transmit both text and video messages and may exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. Skype allows video conference calls.

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  • thebritishertwi thebritisher (@thebritishertwi) reported

    Btw, @Wirecast advised me to start using Skype or other communication software if problems with their connection software persist. (after already advising me to replace latest Pro version with older one) It would defeat the idea of an all-in-one product. Looks like a car crash.

  • el_drewcifer Big D (@el_drewcifer) reported

    Missed it off the stream cause I got side tracked but @JosefCraig will be co hosting with me in person down the line when we get going and joining us via Skype when possible 🙏🏻

  • RivProbably 🦄 Rivioli 🐾 (@RivProbably) reported

    cant believe discord still has "time to ditch skype and teamspeak" on their website. trying to build your brand by bringing others down is not ideal

  • Viclis_ Viclis (@Viclis_) reported

    @mikeytheghost19 nah Discord can just be straight up annoying sometimes. If they acted more professionally, they would have flushed Skype down the damn drain.

  • rishiyadav Rishi Yadav (@rishiyadav) reported

    @rhatr @github In contrast whenever I am forced to use #skypeforbusiness, all negative feelings show up and I need to summon the power of meditation. I know its not same as #skype they bought.That being said, renaming one of the worst products in their portfolio skype does not help with optics.

  • ItsTheCostanza Its The Costanza (@ItsTheCostanza) reported

    @Skype your system is broken

  • looch88 Nickalooch (@looch88) reported

    @thomasrp93 Please take his offer up and debate with him on Skype about his terrible takes

  • Jordyzipdash MIXTAPE BOY (@Jordyzipdash) reported

    @SkypeSupport There are several people being targeted for some some small issue to do with Flickr TOS, they took clean photographs. But when they ask support, you tell them they have broken it and give no reason why . You have walked with a Cyberbully and false flagging . WTG :(

  • La_Lynne La_Lynne (@La_Lynne) reported

    @SecretRowena If you ever need a Skype or messenger call, I can certainly be a sounding board for you, if you think it might help. I find just explaining the idea to folk can help me sort it out in my head- the process of explaining “cleans it up”.

  • justinmeader Justin Meader (@justinmeader) reported

    @MicrosoftTeams Oh, my delivery problems are with Skype for Business. Teams is all just interface stuff and functionality. At least you guys delivers my messages though! I’m sure you’re working hard on it, I just want to see it become a better platform. 🙂

  • LISTEN_2_BADGER Ned Badger (@LISTEN_2_BADGER) reported

    In 2004, North Carolina ISP Madison River blocked their DSL customers from using any rival web-based phone service (like Vonage, Skype, etc., underminding successful internet practices

  • pocttopus ıllıllı pσcttσpus ıllıllı (@pocttopus) reported

    @SkypeSupport Yes... i have tried with pre-installed option and the problem is still there.

  • kiiiiimooooo karim adel (@kiiiiimooooo) reported

    @VodafoneEgypt Dear Vodafone, referring back to my problem of not allowing to sign in Skype / access any of Skype website, I already contacted the company and they have done a remote access with me and confirmed that it's the application defect

  • AbiSorrel Julie Mark Cohen (@AbiSorrel) reported

    @mitchcieminski Value is had in being among live humans (to listen, learn, exchange ideas). Larger $ cities have appropriate facilities. Costs could be held down if (1) conferences were held in medium-sized locales & (2) opportunities existed for occasional participation via Skype or similar.

  • StartStalkingMe Jeff (@StartStalkingMe) reported

    Anyone on Skype free for 2 mins that could help me test a TV set up... Just need a quick call!!

  • pocttopus ıllıllı pσcttσpus ıllıllı (@pocttopus) reported

    @SkypeSupport No, there were no changes on the system since january 2019 when I bought my new laptop. I have tried to unistall/install Skype several times since then and yet the issue is there signing me off...

  • Moandain Moandain Designs (@Moandain) reported

    @XavierWoodsPhD You may be able to do UUDD via a Live video call like Skype, Bluejeans, Dischord, or any other service like that.

  • penasarajarvi Pena Sarajärvi (@penasarajarvi) reported

    No idea why we pay for Zoom licenses, because we have O365 with SfB/Teams, and there's free versions like Jitsi and others. Another reason for my rant: Skype for Business/Teams allows to configure TCP & UDP ports to use and often traffic is on IPv6, meaning there's no issues...

  • robcardno Rob Cardno (@robcardno) reported

    @genghiscampbell @cjwibbly @Sidneykidney4 @howlinhour We can Skype this no problem-pay per view. All proceeds go to an airplane ticket for Sid to watch Hull KR in Toronto.

  • ezclari erica (@ezclari) reported

    @jezzeralexander Excuse the errors on my phone using Skype keyboard #shouldhavechecked

  • keithmakingston Keith Kingston (@keithmakingston) reported

    @BarclaysUKHelp Tried skype didn’t work. You have caused the problem not me. I shall be transferring to another bank on my return to the U.K. absolutely appalling!!

  • gloomy_pen 🔺️Sex, drugs and triangles🔻 (@gloomy_pen) reported

    Our teacher was having problems with skype and called tech support and they didn't know what he was talking about because he kept pronouncing it like "sky-pee" and we were all too amused to correct him Then it turned out his issue was just that he wasn't connected to wifi

  • _Rbot_ Rooben.avi (@_Rbot_) reported

    Im in a skype call called actual Mishas please help me

  • PsychPLockwood Patrick Lockwood (@PsychPLockwood) reported

    @ConceptualJames for just $500 I will come to your house and help you with some basic behavioral change mechanisms. For $250 I'll do it via Skype.

  • VodBox_IO Dillon Pentz (@VodBox_IO) reported

    @BTBDStarWars I can't do that now. I'm preoccupied for at least the next 16 hours. I'll DM you a Skype ID if you still want some help tomorrow.

  • monica12mon Monica Richardson (@monica12mon) reported

    Dear @ABC, The fact that I can not watch @CountryMusic awards because u don’t allow ABC live in the Tacoma/Seattle area is a problem for ur consumers. Not sure what’s up, but pls fix ASAP! Love, someone who’s mom is in AK & volunteered 2 Skype w/her so she could watch the show.

  • monica12mon Monica Richardson (@monica12mon) reported

    Dear @ABC, The fact that I can not watch @CountryMusic awards because u don’t allow ABC live in the Tacoma/Seattle area is a problem for your consumers. Not sure what’s up, but pls fix ASAP! Love, someone who’s mom volunteered to Skype w/her so she could watch the show.

  • Wanderlustin saf maclunkey (@Wanderlustin) reported

    @GaryJKings everything is fine in skype normally! but when I try recording audio in another program at the same time as a call the whole computer goes down

  • agordonreed Annette Gordon-Reed (@agordonreed) reported

    @JJRodV Well, that makes sense. The AHA has stopped that. Committee service meetings could also be done by Skype or Zoom. The more informal things—meeting people at sessions, hanging out and chatting with people in the lobby, going for drinks will still happen.

  • Laqqyy Laqqy [PINNED] (@Laqqyy) reported

    @IbanezBassP the year is 2014. youre logging onto skype to play MCSG with your pals. you get a message from BroBash: i just got to the library let's play. you hop onto MCSG and the map is Valleyside University. the timer counts down. you run to the middle. you have nothing but time.

  • BCaruccio Ben Caruccio (@BCaruccio) reported

    our class gets to skype with @RobertIger tomorrow night should I ask him to fix The Simpsons aspect ratio on @disneyplus

  • oldricecooker okie tokki myeontteoki 🐰 (@oldricecooker) reported

    @chen_gzi one day at a time! I'm trying to do tangible things like schedule Skype dates or watch things with people instead etc. It takes a lot of energy but it does feel better in the end and then I'm stronger enough to help other people 💪🏻

  • ETalkUK Entertainment Talk (@ETalkUK) reported

    Ah tech issues today, laptop was slow, Wordpress wouldn’t update, programmes almost crashed multiple times, when I ended the 1st call with David Skype literally wouldn’t get off the screen and of course. The iTunes issues.....

  • Panicked_Multi 💜 Purple Shadow 💜 (@Panicked_Multi) reported

    HAD to be on the phone for this new challenge!! Roblox is closing down too due to amount of traffic it's receiving and it hurts! I remember sitting in my room on Skype with 6 of my other mates trying to find the server they were on so we could all play together.

  • KevinC_Mohawk Kevin C. Mohawk (@KevinC_Mohawk) reported

    @LinusTech I did not have that issue. Office 365 Pro Plus or whatever the one with Access and Publisher, Skype Business etc.

  • EMichaelJones1 E. Michael Jones (@EMichaelJones1) reported

    @SteveSkojec @SatisCognitum @JZmirak I’ll send a copy of the book, and you can read it, then discuss. Don’t take what somebody said about what I said on twitter as if I said it, or wrote it. I’ll talk on Skype, on the phone, on or off the record no problem. Twitter is not a good medium for intellectual dialogue

  • PresidentWil fresca cowboy (@PresidentWil) reported

    @williams_madd I don’t know if this would help, but when I was sick and lonely, I always wanted to chat with people. Feel free to dm me anytime and we can arrange to FaceTime or Skype if you ever just want company while at home 💜

  • lawrencedonegan lawrencedonegan (@lawrencedonegan) reported

    @SportsPunditTom @McKellarJournal @johnhuggan Hi Tom..Denis was on the phone and not in front of his computer, which caused a diminution in sound quality this week... Skype, of course, comes with its own issues. There's nothing we can do about that, alas.

  • barbiejoone gracie (@barbiejoone) reported

    O and I can help you with gcse bio, chem, physics, maths, in the same way like mind maps or through Skype tutoring dm me super cheap !!

  • lucyliberty42 Lucy Liberty (@lucyliberty42) reported

    So I'm 8,000 tokens ($400) short on my bills for this month. Any help is appreciated. There are ways you can help besides tipping on the cam me and I'll tell you how. Maybe arrange a Skype session or I can send videos!

  • NaomiKrgys Naomi (@NaomiKrgys) reported

    @SkypeSupport Thank you the article doesn't really help cause I don't have them as a contact. Skype is the latest version/update from app store i believe 8.53

  • LombardEmma Emma Lombard Author (@LombardEmma) reported

    @SeeLoveFollow @tonyriches I personally block them. This prevents those creepy DMs too. Some folks like to have fun trolling bots but I found out Twitter can suspend you for this. Plus there are real scammers behind bots. One tracked me down on Skype and tagged me to complain I wasn’t answering him! 🤮

  • Keeleyeveline_ Keeley (@Keeleyeveline_) reported

    @LauraAston86 @edsheeran I hope ed can help in some way even if its through face time or skype or something x

  • BUFFM0NA_BOT buff mona (@BUFFM0NA_BOT) reported

    Im a nonthreatening feminist boy, come talk to me on Skype! talk to me on skype about your problems as a woman i sympathize i’m taking womens studies. I took women’s studies I know what ‘systematic’ means.

  • raisencain1 raisencain (@raisencain1) reported

    @bigmoish If you have a problem I'm raisencain on skype too, give me a call.

  • MylandBurke Myland Burke (@MylandBurke) reported

    Today at the vet home in KY, my father-in-law will receive the Bronze Star for of his heroic service in Korea. My brother-in-law will be there. My wife will be on Skype. TVB, tell your cowardly husband to eat his heart out. @cspanwj

  • BruellaDeville Danielle Partis (@BruellaDeville) reported

    @CraigChapple I've not tried Skype web actually, will look into it. Peeled through my phone though and there's seemingly nothing stopping notifs coming through. Have always relied on my phone to ping me even when the desktop one lets me down 😠

  • BruellaDeville Danielle Partis (@BruellaDeville) reported

    Not sure if anyone has this problem with Skype, but the amount of times I'm just not notified about messages and tags is ludicrous. The desktop app crashes while minimised and doesn't update until I relaunch it. The phone app has now just stopped sending notifications. WHAT

  • FrankThinker 🌬️𝕊𝕒𝕟𝕥𝕒 𝔸𝕟𝕒'𝕤 𝕒 🔥𝕊𝕞𝕠𝕜𝕖𝕤𝕙𝕠𝕨🔥 (@FrankThinker) reported

    @bukworm1906 I'm checking my watch to see how many seconds it takes the hair services and products mafia to network this back to one of my mercifully not online "tias", who will almost impossibly track me down and weep on Skype over how I forgot she gave me chicle every time we visited.

  • kingkut89 King Maduma (@kingkut89) reported

    We're in a long distance relationship so we tried doing this thing where we Skype each other before bed so it can feel like we're sleeping next to each. Problem is, your crap internet keep getting between us. Bright side: shes never heard me snore.

  • GamesDevYves DevYves (@GamesDevYves) reported

    @Skype, I have to use skype for work with headphones, I have anxiety, despite trying to set the volume low the ringer is way too loud. I have no way of turning down or disabling your ringer, your application actually gives me chest pains! Please fix this, it really ruins my day.

  • mwrightwriter Mark Wright (@mwrightwriter) reported

    @SewingKitty1 @virginmedia Not had much in the way of problems since we moved in. It would be the day I’m doing two Skype interviews this afternoon. From the website it looks like it’ll be out until this evening.

  • Loakers Ryan Locke (@Loakers) reported

    Again I'm reminded that Twitter is a genuinely terrible platform to present a counter viewpoint in the hope of stirring a useful discussion. There should be an emergency Skype button so people can present themselves more meaningfully. In other news, I'm wearing a snazzy shirt!

  • tolumak2 Tolu Ilesanmi (@tolumak2) reported

    @Skype Dear Team, Please assist. I have a balance of $5.00 on my account with you but I am still being ask to pay more before I can make phone calls. My username is uskymak. Help review and resolve this. Thank you

  • tomirozman Tomi the Slav (@tomirozman) reported

    I was accidentally 'forced' to use #Google #Hangouts / #Meet in last few weeks for video conferencing (because of issues with Skype). I like: integration with calendar, ease of use, no special client needed, PC & Android, hassle free screen sharing and ... SUBTITLES!

  • paws101 💧 Paul (@paws101) reported

    @JenMsft Did the same think last week on a call in meeting. I was poncing about trying to hear them, and got confused between what Windows was showing me as audio devices and what Skype was... Didn't have problem last time. Just had a Tech Panic Moment!

  • mideoflagos yimmymartins (@mideoflagos) reported

    I have a Skype interview, my camera is blurry and the audio is not working. 😫😫

  • ASBO_Allstar Neil Currie (@ASBO_Allstar) reported

    Urghhh internet is down and I've a few Skype meetings planned today

  • lardychap Gareth Evans (@lardychap) reported

    @WilliamNB @gazza_d Yup. They're falling back to skype. SfB not working or not integrating across platforms is crap. Why I have to look in my "missed conversations" in email when messages haven't come up on ANY platform!

  • k3vk4 ((( Kevin Karhan ))) 🛡️ #PNCHNZS 24/7! (@k3vk4) reported

    @WithMario @frank_rieger @Microsoft @Skype still, if you'd block that connection [they may also include hard-coded IP-Adresses as fallback!], then you'd have the same problem...