Sep 3, 2018

Skype U-turns on Snapchat-like features after complaints

Microsoft has announced it will remove a number of Snapchat-like features from its Skype messenger service. The software giant updated Skype in June 2017 but now says many customers feel the increasingly complicated features get in the way of its core uses, messaging and making phone calls. Released in 2003, Skype was bought by Microsoft in 2011. Facebook's Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp as well as Telegram and Snapchat all provide similar features, with many copying ideas from one another. Most noticeably, Messenger and Instagram incorporate the "Stories" features from Snapchat.

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