Skype is known for bringing people closer together, no matter where they are in the world. From allowing soldiers serving overseas to step inside their home for a brief moment to say goodnight to their kids to providing businesses a new way to meet prospective employees and clients, Skype has redefined how we communicate with each other. 

You don’t have to look further than your local classroom to see how either. Explorers, government leaders, and celebrities are all engaging students across the globe through Skype, enhancing students educational experience by providing real-time interaction with the people they learn about on a daily basis. Skype is also allowing students to communicate with their counterparts from the other side of the world, giving a whole new meaning to pen pal, while enhancing the next generations global understanding.

Skype isn’t just helping to revolutionize education it’s transforming the way we do business. By providing an easy, hassle-free way of communicating visually and in real-time Skype has allowed businesses to reduce expenses and operate more efficiently by providing an avenue to reduce overhead costs. Only a few years ago businesses would have to regularly spend thousands upon thousands of dollars on transportation costs alone for meetings with their clients and partners, but today because of Skype, businesses have been able to eliminate the need for these trips and invest their money elsewhere.

The ways Skype has transformed the way we are able to communicate with each other is numerous. Check out the infographic below presented by Skype to learn more about how the communication tool has changed lives.