But in keeping with modern snap apps, Qik video messages also automatically self-destruct after two weeks. That said, if you inadvertently send a video, or have second thoughts, you can erase it at any time. You can block contacts, but only on Android and Windows Phone right now. This special kind of mini-video—like a 5 second animated GIF—can be sent when you're pressed for time. But if you're still curious, here's a little video that explains it better than I ever will.Qik addresses two modern trends in mobile messaging, both of appear to be aimed directly at Millennials. You can record and store your own Qik Fliks so you're ready to respond to anything, Microsoft says. It's available on Android and i Phone only right now. From the Windows Phone app download page: "Not only is Qik brand new, it’s the very first app from Skype…since Skype. Skype bought Qik in 2011 and shut it down in April this year.
In an increasingly global job market, more relationships have to go the distance, but, friends assured me, it was easier than ever thanks to technology.In the context of this celebration of halloween has introduced 6 new halloween emoticons. The hidden smileys are representing with a slightly more adult theme like smoking, mooning, drinking etc. Furthermore all the hidden Skype smileys are animated – it means that the smiley makes a movement. The hidden Skype smileys are used in the same way as the standard smileys.The special with the hidden Skype smileys are that you can’t insert a hidden smiley in your chat using the icons above the box you type text in, because the hidden Skype smileys are not added to the list. Just add a hidden smiley in your chat by typing the smiley code or copy/past the smiley code and then you will see it in action.Skype’s decision to include this service comes in the wake of a growth spurt in the number of question-and-answer-style services that allow users to get instant responses to a particular query.Following the success of online services such as Google Answers and Yahoo!We know planning trips with a group of your closest pals can sometimes be a tricky task, so to make life a little easier we've joined forces with Skype to build the first travel search chat bot for the Skype platform.