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  • 1. "You wanna        chat?" "Sure!" By: Corey Begor
  • 2. Menu Overview of Skype History and Creator Purpose of Skype Content of Skype Uses for Skype How is this a Web Tool? Similar Sites Research Pros and Cons
  • 3. Overview of Skype Founded in 2003 http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/ Popular way of communicating via video chat Good technology and fast connection speed
  • 4. History and Creator of Skype Founded by Swedish entrepreneurs Niklas  Zennström and Dane Janus Friis Developed by Estonian developers Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, Jaan Tallinn  "Sky peer-to-peer" abbreviated to "Skyper", which was already taken; dropped final "r" leaving "Skype"
  • 5. 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
  • 6. Content of Skype.com <ul><li>Links to... </li></ul><ul><li>- Video Calling </li></ul><ul><li>- Call phones and Mobiles </li></ul><ul><li>- Instant Messaging  </li></ul><ul><li>- Skype Manager  </li></ul>Side links to... - Features - Get Skyped - Prices - Accessories  - Business - Support Search Box provided for additional assistance &quot;Sign In&quot; and &quot;Join Skype&quot; links Creator of Skype.com is unfound
  • 7. Uses for Skype <ul><ul><li>School : used for one on one meetings with teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business : used for group meetings from home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home : used for enjoyment and catching up with others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do I use Skype? </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_fboWD6gGM </li></ul>
  • 8. How is Skype a Web 2.0 Tool? <ul><ul><li>Deals with communicating with others around the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deals with collaboration on the World Wide Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information can be shared via video chat.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly advanced tool; Web 2.0 is highly advanced </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Similar Sites www.oovoo.com www.chatroulette.com www.chathopper.com   www.omegle.com
  • 10. 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
  • 11. Pros and Cons <ul><li>Pros:   </li></ul><ul><li>- Fast Internet connection (If properly connected) </li></ul><ul><li>- Sufficient way to communicate with the outside world </li></ul><ul><li>- Web 2.0 tool </li></ul><ul><li>- No random video chat; always someone you know </li></ul><ul><li>- Now on Smartphones (such as the iPhone) </li></ul><ul><li>- Face to face contact with missed ones </li></ul><ul><li>Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>- Not every feature is free </li></ul><ul><li>- Some may not have webcam; can't contact </li></ul><ul><li>- Video can lag if wireless connection is poor </li></ul>

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