Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software and remind people that using the app isn’t complicated. The company tweeted a reminder today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web. (People can start a call from here.) Skype is likely hoping this feature gives it a leg up on some of its competitors, namely Zoom, which has dominated the video calling conversation ever since the pandemic started. Skype has mostly been left out of most video calling mentions.

Zoom requires a meeting host to have an account, as well as the app to start a call, although participants don’t need either. Still,…

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