Skype for iOS gets updated, makes sharing content with friends on Skype easy


Microsoft today released a pretty sweet update for Skype for iOS. With the latest update, Microsoft is making it easier to share content from the web with your Skype contacts from your iPhone or iPad. Here is the changelog for version 6.8:

  • Sharing made easy: Simply tap the share button to send websites or photos from your Camera roll to friends on Skype.
  • General improvements.

Here is a video showing the feature in action:

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In a blog post, Microsoft stated:

You may have noticed that we’re updating Skype for iPhone and iPad more often than ever. Our goal with each new release is to bring you something new to enjoy that helps you stay closer to friends and family. Today, we’re excited to release Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad – please head over to the iTunes App Store to download and update for free!

Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad makes sharing content with friends on Skype really easy. Simply tap on a share button to send links from apps and websites or photos from your camera roll directly to a Skype contact – just select the friend you want to share with and send! Perfect for sharing photos from your office party or present ideas with family members without the hassle of sending the content in an email.

If you use Skype on your iPhone or iPad, you can get the latest update here.