Skype is Replacing Messenger for Instant Messaging and Presence

Skype and Messenger are coming together. Soon millions of Messenger users will be able to reach their Messenger friends on Skype. By updating to Skype, Messenger users can instant message and video call their Messenger friends, plus a whole lot more. Skype will become the preferred choice for all of our users’ communication needs. We will retire Messenger in all countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2013, with the exception of mainland China. Learn more about this exciting change.

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