"You wanna        chat?" "Sure!" By: Corey Begor
Menu Overview of Skype History and Creator Purpose of Skype Content of Skype Uses for Skype How is this a Web Tool? Simila...
Overview of Skype Founded in 2003 http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/ Popular way of commu...
History and Creator of Skype Founded by Swedish entrepreneurs  Niklas  Zennström  and Dane Janus Friis Developed by Estoni...
Purpose of Skype Make free video and voice calls Send instant messages Share files with other Skype users Make low-cost ca...
Content of Skype.com <ul><li>Links to... </li></ul><ul><li>- Video Calling </li></ul><ul><li>- Call phones and Mobiles </l...
Uses for Skype <ul><ul><li>School : used for one on one meetings with teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business : used ...
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>...
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 communic...
Pros and Cons <ul><li>Pros:   </li></ul><ul><li>- Fast Internet connection (If properly connected) </li></ul><ul><li>- Suf...
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  1. 1. &quot;You wanna        chat?&quot; &quot;Sure!&quot; By: Corey Begor
  2. 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. 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. 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  &quot;Sky peer-to-peer&quot; abbreviated to &quot;Skyper&quot;, which was already taken; dropped final &quot;r&quot; leaving &quot;Skype&quot;
  5. 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. 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. 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. 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. 9. Similar Sites www.oovoo.com www.chatroulette.com www.chathopper.com   www.omegle.com
  10. 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. 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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