This was made available from Windows Store when the new OS launched on 26 October 2012.The following year, it became the default messaging app for Windows 8.1, replacing the Windows 8 Messaging app at the time, and became pre-installed software on every device that came with or upgraded to 8.1.On 11 November 2014, Microsoft announced that in 2015, Lync would be replaced by Skype for Business.
They are working with Universal Studios, Disney Muppets, BBC and other studios to add to the available collection of Mojis.
Shortly after its acquisition, Microsoft began integrating the Skype service with its own products.
Along with taking over development of existing Skype desktop and mobile apps, the company developed a dedicated client app for its newly released, touch-focused Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems.
Skype supports conference calls, video chats, and screen sharing between 25 people at a time for free.
On 20 November 2014, Microsoft Office's team announced that a new chat powered by Skype is going to be implemented in their software, giving tools to be able to chat with co-workers in the same document.
There are two user interfaces – organizations can switch their users from the default Skype for Business interface to the Lync interface.