telephone and video conferencing function in Skype now available in the browser. This allows practical new functions.
Update (October 16, 2015): Invite via Link
topic web chat there since today a look: As a blog post the Skype team shows, soon comes a practical invitation to function. In Skype chats, which can consist of up to 25 people, can then be on the PC or mobile client any person invite via web link: Send the link then just about e-mail or even to competitors WhatsApp. The receiver must only click the link and ends up in the text, voice or even video-conference in the browser window. For this, the invitee does not even need a Skype account: It is enough to type in an arbitrary host name. According to the blog, there are the fast Invite already in the US and UK, other countries should benefit from the new role during the next weeks.
Original message (4 August 2015): Group calls and -video chats in Browser
The group functions of Skype is now available in the browser version of the call and messenger software. Both on outlook.com as well as via the web service of Skype run in the future to request group calls and -video chats. That gave Skype on his blog known. All functions are free of charge. However, two things must be observed: At group calls, up to 25, up to ten users to participate in video chats. Currently, however, it is still so that it is possible after the beginning of the call not add another site