Windows Live Messenger to be Retired in Favor of Skype?

Posted November 5, 2012 at 7:32pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7315 views

Microsoft is reportedly planning to retire Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype, according to the Verge.

The Verge has learned through several sources that Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger service will be retired in the coming months and integrated into Skype. Microsoft has slowly been moving people over to the Messenger backend for Skype over the past few months, with around 80 percent of all IMs sent on Skype being handled by Messenger.

The move could be announced as early as this week. Microsoft recently released Skype 6.0 which brings Retina Display support for MacBooks as well as Facebook integration.

Read More


Share
Add Comment
Iwannafuksaraawajk - November 6, 2012 at 3:06am
Hey Sara. What's your Skype ID
Sara awaji - November 5, 2012 at 10:51pm
I need skype ..
JustMakeSense - November 5, 2012 at 11:19pm
So get Skype..
Follow iClarified
Apple to Upgrade iPhone 6s Camera With 12MP Sony RGBW Sensor?
A new report says that Apple is planning to u...
Halo Back Screen Protector Adds a Back Button to Your iPhone [Video]
Halo Back, is a screen protector dubbed the '...
18K Gold Plated Apple Watch and Link Bracelet [Photos]
Check out this stainless steel Apple Watch wi...
How to Add a Startup Sound to Mac OS X
Instructions on how to set a startup sound fo...
Gold Apple Watch Edition Unboxing [Video]
Apple is starting to deliver gold Apple Watch...