Skype is a software application which people use to make audio and video calls between computer, smartphones and other smart devices. Microsoft owned Skype, has been around since 2003. Skype was the brainchild of NiklasZennström and Dane Janus Friis.
Most of the people who are reading this article must be saying that if Skype is out there for so long then how come they didn’t hear about it until 2009 or 2010. Yes, it is true that Skype became a popular audio and video calling software in the late 2000s. Microsoft knew that the service has the potential to become the best application of its kind. Since Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011 for $8.5 billion, there has been a number of improvements in the app.
Skype uses freemium business model. It means that most of the features of the service are free to use and you can enjoy using them without paying anything. But there are, also subscription-based features, which you can only use after you have subscribed for them. When Microsoft bought Skype, there were more than six hundred Skype users worldwide. But Microsoft invested heavily in Skype to make it the world’s best calling application. The investment paid off, and Skype started receiving even more attention from the users than before. Currently, in 2018, there are nearly one and half billion Skype registered users around the world.
Skype Profile Photo Size
Skype supports a number of devices and operating systems. As stated above that, there are over one billion Skype users around the world. Previously, Skype was only available for laptop and computers. But now Skype can be downloaded and installed on the most of the devices and operating systems such as Android, Windows, iPhone, macOS, Linux, Blackberry, and Xbox One.
You must create your Skype account to be able to use Skype on your phone or computer. If you haven’t created your account then it means that you cannot use the service. Microsoft will not allow you to use the service unless you have a registered Skype account. Have a registered account means, you have created your profile and you also have your login credential using which you can log in to your Skype account.
Skype gives you the option to upload your profile picture when creating your profile on Skype. There you can browse your profile picture from gallery or computer. According to Skype, your profile picture should be at least 648 x 648.
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