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Microsoft's Skype hits milestone with 2 million registered users

Skype is no doubt the largest and most used video communication tool on the internet and today the company announced that it now has 2 million users.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Thu, May 1 2014 1:04 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Today Skype announced that it has recently passed a major milestone in the company's history by surpassing 2 million users. This news comes hot on the heals of Microsoft announcing that Skype Group Calling would be moving from the Skype Premium subscription plan to being completely free for all registered users to utilize for all their conferencing needs.

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"We are thrilled that two million people from around the world have joined us to ask and answer questions, share stories and talk about Skype," the company said in a blog post. "In parenting people often talk about the terrible twos, but on the Community we're planning for the terrific twos because there's so much ahead to get excited about. We're already shaping the future of Skype and we have no intention of stopping any time soon."

"To the two million users who have joined our Community already, thank you for joining us on this journey. We couldn't have done it without your support. If you haven't joined yet, there are great opportunities coming up on the Community to make yourself heard so now is a great time to dive in," it continued.

NEWS SOURCE:blogs.skype.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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