05 Jul '11, 2am
Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Skype
Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Skype by Morgan on July 4, 2011 There is no doubt about it, Skype was an absolute game-changer. They made it possible for people to use the Internet to communicate both online and on standard phone networks using voice. Gone are the days of needing to use a standard chat client like AIM or ICQ (although many people still do use them), Skype ushered in a new era. I’ve been using Skype since the days of beta and have relied on them heavily for communicating with clients, co-workers, and friends across the globe. They really made communication possible where it was once too expensive to be a regulate everyday thing. I appreciated what Skype did and the impact they made. There were a lot of wonderful and talented people behind Skype that made the magic that happens behind-the-scenes all possible. Then Microsoft acquired Skype for 8.5 billion dollars a...