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How Microsoft ruined Skype

What happened to Skype?

All of a sudden, videocalls have become a part of our daily lives. From university classes and business meetings to birthdays and yoga. Online is the new normal and will be for a while. Fortunately, there are plenty of options, Zoom, Meet, and Microsoft?s own Teams. But, there?s a name that seems to have disappeared. A name, mind you, that no so long ago was the go-to program for video calls.

What happened to Skype?
It?s safe to say that, if all of this happened, say, in 2010, we would?ve been Skyping. But now, we?re doing anything but Skyping. What happened? We?ll tell you, in this episode of Company Forensics.

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0:00 - Intro
1:00 - The origins
3:59 - Stability and growth
6:43 - The new era
9:30 - It?s the end of Skype as we know it

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