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