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Skype update makes it similar to WhatsApp and Snapchat

Faryal Nadeem Jun 02, 2017
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Microsoft released a preview version of Skype known as Next Generation of Skype which evolves the software dramatically making it similar to Snapchat and WhatsApp. The update is released only for Android but now will be available for iOS, Mac, Windows as well. Skype Preview app helps to share, play and create. It means now you can do a lot more with the Skype.

The preview for Skype is available for Android users in the countries UK, US, Canada, Australia, Philippines, and Pakistan. So read the below paragraph that how Microsoft describes the new Skype.

Rebuilt from the ground up, the new Skype vastly improves the ways you can connect with your favorite people and, of course, chatting is front and center. We have made group chats more lively, expressive, and—most importantly—personalized, so you can chat the way you want.

The new features are unique and allow individuals to pick a color according to their choice to customize Skype. The new emoticon reaction feature is also enabled in all video calls and chat while the new highlight feature allows user to create video and photos and enables easy sharing.

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To post a Highlight, swipe to access your camera, take a photo or video, then post it to your Highlights or send it directly to your contacts or groups. Once you post a Highlight, your friends and family can react to it with emoticons or by jumping into a conversation.

The new capture feature opens camera instantly and lets you capture videos and photos or to add text along with stickers before sharing with friends.

Now the find panel is embedded with add-ons and bots to pull information from different sources. You can watch the video to check the detailed new version of Skype.

With the ability to connect to your favorite businesses and brands from within the app, the simplest conversations can pave the way to lasting memories.

The major change in Skype as compared to the previous is huge. Microsoft has picked all the popular features from social apps and popular messaging and integrated them to Skype. The new features are well received by business customers and users of Snapchat will surely love the new innovative change.

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