On Thursday, Microsoft launched the new Skype for Web which features HD video calling, call recording, a notifications panel, search within conversations, and a chat media gallery.
Users quickly discovered that the update drops support for several web browsers. Microsoft confirmed the news in a statement to VentureBeat.
A Microsoft spokesperson said the service requires “calling and real-time media” technology that is “implemented differently across various browsers.” So the company “decided to prioritize bringing Skype to [the] web on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome based on customer value.”
For now, you'll have to switch to Chrome or Edge to access Skype for Web. You could also try to change your user agent to mimic Chrome as there have been some reports of that working.
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