Not so while ago, Microsoft introduced whole new Skype for the Android, iOS and Windows platform. Company already rolled out an update for the Android version of the app and now they are rolling out new experience for the iOS devices.
In case if you missed it Microsoft is refurbishing the Skype app; they are turning it in a new social media app just like others. Company decided to completely redesign the app from scratch. And they brought all new feature called Highlights, well of course nothing new in it, it is just like Snapchat story. Furthermore, they are also bring other new exciting changes to the app.
Of course it’s not the first time that a company is copying the Snapchat story features. Facebook already build such thing for the WhatsApp, Instagram and recently for the Messenger. But all we have to see is how Microsoft is presenting the similar feature in different way.
As you can see in the image above it also includes customizable gradients UI, which allows you to pick any color for UI and the entire app’s color changes just like that. Additionally new skype app also features the third-party apps.
The more catchy feature called “In-Call Reactions” allows users to add live emoticons, live text and even real-time photos to their video and voice calls. They also integrated the new Bing search which allows users to find all types of content right from the app and you can share it right from it.
The new update of Skype now available in the App Store and you can download it from here. Here take a note that the iPad, MacOS still don’t received the update. Go ahead and play with the new features and do let us know your experience in a comment below.