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    • "You wanna chat?"
      "Sure!"
      By: Corey Begor
    • MenuOverview of SkypeHistory and CreatorPurpose of SkypeContent of SkypeUses for SkypeHow is this a Web Tool?Similar SitesResearchPros and Cons
    • Overview of Skype
      Founded in 2003
      Popular way of communicating via video chat
      Good technology and fast connection speed
      http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/
    • History and Creator of Skype
      Founded by Swedish entrepreneurs Niklas Zennström and Dane Janus Friis
      Developed by Estonian developers AhtiHeinla, PriitKasesalu, Jaan Tallinn 
      "Sky peer-to-peer" abbreviated to "Skyper", which was already taken; dropped final "r" leaving "Skype"
    • Purpose of Skype
      Make free video and voice calls
      Send instant messages
      Share files with other Skype users
      Make low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles
      Connects business colleagues and keeps friends and families together
    • Content of Skype.com
      Links to...
      - Video Calling
      - Call phones and Mobiles
      - Instant Messaging 
      - Skype Manager 
      Side links to...
      - Features
      - Get Skyped
      - Prices
      - Accessories 
      - Business
      - Support
      Search Box provided for additional assistance
      "Sign In" and "Join Skype" links
      Creator of Skype.com is unfound
    • Uses for Skype
      • School: used for one on one meetings with teachers
      • Business: used for group meetings from home
      • Home: used for enjoyment and catching up with others
      How do I use Skype?
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_fboWD6gGM
    • How is Skype a Web 2.0 Tool?
      • Deals with communicating with others around the world
      • Deals with collaboration on the World Wide Web
      • Information can be shared via video chat. 
      • Highly advanced tool; Web 2.0 is highly advanced
    • Similar Sites
      www.oovoo.com
      www.chatroulette.com
      www.chathopper.com
       www.omegle.com
    • What does research say?
      Expanded to the Verizon network and smartphones: Android and iPhone
      New and better way of communicating
      Benefits the business industry
      Keeps long distant people connected
      As Skype continues to improve, people will remain infatuated by it
    • Pros and Cons
      Pros: 
      - Fast Internet connection (If properly connected)
      - Sufficient way to communicate with the outside world
      - Web 2.0 tool
      - No random video chat; always someone you know
      - Now on Smartphones (such as the iPhone)
      - Face to face contact with missed ones
      Cons:
      - Not every feature is free
      - Some may not have webcam; can't contact
      - Video can lag if wireless connection is poor
    • Works Cited
      http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/home
      http://ezinearticles.com/
      http://phones.verizonwireless.com/skypemobile/
      http://about.skype.com/
      http://www.paulgraham.com/web20.html