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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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  • hestiakane Mistress Hestia Kane (@hestiakane) reported

    Cam not working but you know where I am for phone chat or Skype bookings #adultwork

  • FireflyKari Kari-Anne Liebling (@FireflyKari) reported

    "There was only one problem, the account on Facebook simply showed up as “Profile not found”. He immediately sent her an email telling her that he got hacked on Facebook and WhatsApp and to get on Skype instead."

  • rashiq Rashiq (@rashiq) reported

    @tiffany__q had a similar problem once :( ended up just buying skype credit to call

  • bellydncer nancy wallace (@bellydncer) reported

    @KatTimpf The issue was decided by the US Supremes many years ago. But I sort of want you deported because your Skype transmissions into Fox from grand Bahama island would be hysterical.

  • GambitTrash 🌴🌴 Del 🌴🌴 (@GambitTrash) reported

    @LadyAnnatar Thing is Ara and a couple of my others are in danger not because of **** but because of blood and gore. Like they enjoy torturing people of any age. It really sucks that I’m gonna have to tone them down for Twitter. I’ve started RPing on Discord and Skype is still good for RP, —

  • DarkWitch777 Grace Ndabananiye (@DarkWitch777) reported

    @DragonFyreFly For me, this person is talking to me online, on this site where you can exchange languages. However this person is so pushy, and really up for conversation (e.g. Skype) it's really off putting. I wish he could just find someone else. I know it's not really his problem, but still

  • ChrisTheProf Chris Renshaw (@ChrisTheProf) reported

    @kjrevia @425suzanne Yeah we kept running into issues with Skype for interviews/long distance players for RPGs. @ithayla reminded me of Discord's chat features, and you don't need to download the app - you can just use the web version.

  • justjanis Janis McCulloch (@justjanis) reported

    @mgshanks Say Skype is down ill vouch for you

  • StormMela Mela Storm #Resistance! NO SURRENDER (@StormMela) reported

    3. Some have pointed to advances such as telemedicine to improve the healthcare in rural areas, but its utility has been largely as a diagnostic tool; you can't set a broken arm by Skype, nor can you remove an appendix.

  • alachite wondering stars (@alachite) reported

    My Outlook is not down, but both Skype and Word crashed in the last 2 hours, which is slightly more frequent than normal

  • ILikeCheapBeer I Like Cheap Beer (@ILikeCheapBeer) reported

    @CurtisWenis The shared screen of a Skype meeting goes blurry as shit when there's more than 15 people on the call. WebEx has no such issue.

  • AZiemak Amy Z. (@AZiemak) reported from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

    Skype won’t work, google calendar is dead, and my office WiFi is down. I think it’s time to leave. It’s basically a matter of national security at this point.

  • skyglowberlin Christopher Kyba (@skyglowberlin) reported

    I would love to know how many Zoom, Skype, Webex, etc. meetings are not happening right now because of Google Calendar being down...

  • smuoit SMU OIT (@smuoit) reported

    At this time, we believe that this morning’s Skype issues have been resolved. If you are still experiencing issues, please contact the IT Help Desk at 214-768-HELP.

  • ryanminnick Ryan Minnick (@ryanminnick) reported

    @MicrosoftTeams There's also an issue with an external teams tenant showing up as a skype business contact in chat (thus with limited comms ability) but that's less pressing than the duplicate orphaned tenant.

  • scrltsky 小玉 @ お誕生日おめでとう、太宰治 ❤️ (@scrltsky) reported

    u would think that after YEARS of being in skype/discord gcs where ur every typo would go down in history endless and eternal as a generational meme i would make minimal typos during coding but no! i'm stupid! i'm dumb! i'm stumb

  • smuoit SMU OIT (@smuoit) reported

    Some users might experience issues with Skype for Business this morning. We are currently working on resolving the Skype issues related to this morning’s failover test. We apologize for the disruption and will update when we have more information.

  • CurvyZoe 🍑 Curvy Zoe Grace 💋 [18+] (@CurvyZoe) reported

    @ChchMaleEscort Yes, a subscription service maybe. It would save a lot of women from bad Tinder dates & make the world a bit less lonely. Even a service based mainly on SMS, with (for example) a weekly call or Skype. I have three clients who pay $10 per WWF game & we chat using the game portal.

  • itsmemikeyp mike patterson (@itsmemikeyp) reported

    @bbctms @bbc5live Missed a meeting watching that, said I said Skype issues 🙈

  • Mutaz_1983 Mutaz (@Mutaz_1983) reported

    @Skype there is a number when i try to call it says the number is blocked by skype , i have a monthly paid sub, and i can call other numbers but only one number i can't call , can someone please help

  • Mattstweets1 Matt Porter (@Mattstweets1) reported

    @JSatrape @zoom_us @homelaber Using @zoom_us here also. Having to use customers webex or Skype is painful. Wastes time waiting for tech issues.

  • MAIOUI Retired Disabled Army Veteran🇺🇸 and Writer (@MAIOUI) reported

    @cmclymer A retired Army buddy of mine had serious health issues. We'd Skype several times a week.He loved that.About two days after he passed, I walked past my computer and heard the Skype sound indicating that I logged in. I hadn't. I checked the computer screen, and there was his photo!

  • Mycroft6996 🦎Mycroft🦎 Just a figment of the imagination. (@Mycroft6996) reported

    @hannarobins_ Hanna, this is why I use skype phone service to call my family back in the states. Skype to phone is MUCH cheaper than most international phone services. I load up $20 every 6 months or so... calls are about $0.02 per minute. My Google Fi service is $0.20 per minute. 😎😎😎

  • monkchips Henry Counter-Manspread (@monkchips) reported from Hackney, England

    if i was the @Windows team i'd be telling the @Skype team to fix their app and stop hurting overall system performance, not making it harder to turn the app off. please don't @ me if your clever solution to my problem is for me to not use windows.

  • ismughal Imran Mughal (@ismughal) reported

    @Zero_MSN @Skype @electronjs @MicrosoftTeams Google Hangouts, appearin, ooVoo, and if push comes to shove, Viber or WhatsApp. The problem with 'alternatives' is that you need to force/convince your contacts also to switch. Not going to happen!

  • stephent122 Stephen Townsley (@stephent122) reported from Walker Gate, England

    If #Apple brought #imessage to #Android it would close down any new #google #rcs play overnight. Might even kill #skype and others. @TechAltar

  • _Rbot_ Rooben.avi (@_Rbot_) reported

    Im in a skype call called actual Mishas please help me

  • IFlySmooth FlySmooth (@IFlySmooth) reported

    @Mako FlySmooth was an old name from a friend I use to play with on Minecraft back in 2013 and we never talked on team speak or Skype only through in game text. Once the server we played on shut down we never spoke together again so I then took his name in remembrance

  • BugHunterSam Sam Connelly (@BugHunterSam) reported

    @raeBress I took a Skype interview in a hospital bed, in a dorm with 3 other ladies, I had a suit jacket over my hospital gown and hospital equipment in the background. I had broken my ankle while job hunting and couldn't recshedule this one. I didn't get the job.

  • Aur_KhanSaab Azhar (@Aur_KhanSaab) reported

    is skype down kya

  • LordTarantula Sarc (@LordTarantula) reported

    I've cut down who I follow to be just the four people I originally wanted to keep in touch with when we all stopped using skype together, and I don't intend on adding to that. So, I'm sorry to everyone else. It's just too much.

  • jdgregson Jonathan Gregson (@jdgregson) reported

    @FusionItalian @SwiftOnSecurity @JohnLegere @Google You can use a Skype number for those accounts, but with the extreme downside of no SMS shortcode support, so a lot of accounts won't work. @Skype needs to fix that. But at least the Microsoft account can be fully locked down without a phone number, so that's worth something.

  • alangore_sedona Alan Gore (@alangore_sedona) reported from Oak Creek, Arizona

    @SkypeSupport Thanks for getting back. The chat at your link worked, unlike the one I found on the Skype website, and I had a good discussion with your tech, but my problem isn’t fixed yet. Basically, all hell broke loose after I changed the credit card I subscribe with.

  • jacquiwrites Just Jacqui (@jacquiwrites) reported

    @skaye I'm gonna guess that if Mayor Pete was able to Skype into meetings and help govern all the way from Afghanistan when he was deployed, Sean, he can do the same from Boise.

  • Wynnsanity Wynnsanity (@Wynnsanity) reported

    @hotjukes I know your problem. It’s because we installed that Skype IDP thing or whatever. I had the same issue

  • imutones Ira (@imutones) reported

    @taltalheights 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. Man I’m so horny today. Sorry. I’m sorry. I feel so bad. I just came ou

  • ManuelaFern1 Manuela Helena da Costa-Fernandes (@ManuelaFern1) reported

    Hi @Megan_Lucero hope all is OK. I am @CarolineLangst from Perugia (but was not actually there - in case you did not notice); was talking to @mjenkins who I know f from the KSU j-school; she is researching a lot of the issues you talked about Wld be gr8 if u cld both chat/skype

  • GotJbenny Dirty Mocha, aka Benny (@GotJbenny) reported

    @drewjanda @mostlysharks 🎶No, woman, no cry, no service I remember when we used to skype In the garden, inside and in bed But now the router has no lights🎶

  • Skype Skype (@Skype) reported

    @KevinOnEarth Hey, sorry to hear about all the issues. Skype should use whatever mic that is set to default through Windows. However, you should still be able to select what audio device you'd like.

  • VictoriaJamesUK Victoria James Coach (@VictoriaJamesUK) reported

    @MicrosoftHelps I don’t have time. I needed to rely on Skype (on either my Mac or iPhone) to make an important call. It didn’t work and it was a ridiculous process to try to comply. I’ll use an alternative next time I need a reliable service.

  • JoeYu2nd Joe's Englishlessons (@JoeYu2nd) reported

    @SkypeSupport I deleted the app on my PC along with an older version of Skype that I still had, then reinstalled Skype for Window 10. That seems stop the issue in my other devices, as well. #fingerscrossed

  • Pacmanlfc Pacman (@Pacmanlfc) reported

    @cagey_ @ToneFromFrance @shagoff_ @HHendo_ Calm down right said Fred. She isn’t going to bump you to the top of the 20 min Skype call list.

  • Quinny_Imp Zevris (@Quinny_Imp) reported

    @laudrawin "Damn, my Skype is broken. Your face is all weird colours". LOL

  • MatthewBledsoe8 🎃Matthew Bledsoe🎃 (@MatthewBledsoe8) reported

    I tried to go on a phone plan, but my card suddenly decided to suspect fraud. Now I have to call customer service through Skype, and the wait is taking forever! Today is just not a good day...

  • Davidxvx David Tong (@Davidxvx) reported

    @pschiffer @GretaThunberg The problem is scale. I can barely keep a Skype call going for an hour with my girlfriend. The climate talks involve over 20,000 people from 195 countries working 20 hour days for two weeks.

  • Adam_Linke66 Adam Linke (@Adam_Linke66) reported

    @IvanBernatovic @TechAltar I can agree that from my experience VS Code works well everywhere. But Discord is quite terrible on macOS and was buggy for me on ubuntu. Slack, Discord, Skype are pretty slow and really heavy(ram) compared to native and the energy usage is much higher(about 5-10 times higher)

  • BooRadAllie Allie 🌻 (@BooRadAllie) reported

    I also feel like this was SUPER down to not having a proper interview - all that happens is you do an online test and answer questions on video that pop up on screen. You can't judge a person for a job unless you can see them face to face, skype or in person!!

  • VirgilRaccoon Jim (@VirgilRaccoon) reported

    @AzureusBat Tbh i wouldnt want to open skype either. Its a terrible program.

  • 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.

  • LawyerSteph Stephanie Heyens (@LawyerSteph) reported

    @CFCJ_FCJC @CBCNews How to modernize the criminal courts with $0: 1. Modernize the law of service to the courts to allow service by email of all motions & books of authority to save the cost of process servers. 2. “Set dates” should not be in court. Set dates should be done by phone or Skype

  • graceyopeia gracey (@graceyopeia) reported

    @sadsatrday why last night on skype i actually said i was tired when usually i’d just wait until u said u were hanging up or i started falling asleep on skype like i used to do, i’m making an effort to fix it i really am i’m sorry it’s taking so much time to stop & i did it twice in one day

  • AzureusBat Azure Bat ◢ ◤ (@AzureusBat) reported

    Help me. My co-worker who is writing up legal documentation for my projects doesn't know how to open Skype. *Headdesk*

  • VictoriaJamesUK Victoria James Coach (@VictoriaJamesUK) reported

    @MicrosoftHelps @Skype @SkypeSupport Your systems are terrible for working remotely. I’m a UK user trying to access my app in Greece for a work call and you’ve made it impossible. Total waste of my time and unnecessarily stressful. I’m so disappointed at your lack of service.

  • Atif__212 Atif_212 (@Atif__212) reported

    I asked my CFO(Chief Financial Officer) if he could help me “pass” my accounting final and he said to open up a Skype session and see what we can do 😂

  • Atif__212 Atif_212 (@Atif__212) reported

    I asked my CFO(Chief Finical Officer) if he could help me “pass” my accounting final and he said to open up a Skype session and see what we can do 😂

  • Pudding_cup keeks (@Pudding_cup) reported

    @merbrebner People often use Discord (an online voice chat service) or Skype to chat and then play all kinds of games together; in an MMO you can do practically everything together and run through dungeons, fight mobs, PvP (player vs. player) together, etc.

  • DeviceDeploy Matt Call (@DeviceDeploy) reported

    My Presence status on Skype/Teams has been broken for 2+ years - Today I received a notification from our internal IT teams they've fixed it - Its been the worst 2 hours of my life :( #nomorehiding #AwayWASthenewavailable #helpmeplease

  • nuempe PE Meunier (@nuempe) reported

    @SusanPotter @pijul_org @gnomon I'd love to have these. I live in the middle of nowhere, so I can't really run one locally, but I can totally help mentor (even by skype) if people want to run meetups.

  • dumbgaytweets ⚡𝙂𝘼𝙔 𝙄𝘾𝙊𝙉⚡ (@dumbgaytweets) reported

    american mutuals i have questions. i wanna call IRS but since i'm outside the states i use skype to call them but now my skype is not working cause they want me to update and the website won't let me update the app omg i'm so confusion...

  • iWajdiy iWajdi 📱💻 (@iWajdiy) reported

    Hey @LoveIsland next time Skype me on your Podcast with @ariellefree and @KemCetinay I can help! I HAVE ALOT TO SAY ABOUT THE THINGS HAPPENING IN THE VILLA! IDK why I am shouting tho! #loveislandpodcast