Skype launches Qik, a new video chat app

Skype launches Qik, a new video chat app

Not just the usual app to send messages to friends, Qik offers a continuous conversation via video.

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More and more videos, ever shorter: after Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, another web 2.0 giant shifts attention to moving images. It is about Skype: the platform that has been offering video-chat for years has been enriched with a mobile app dedicated to video messaging, Qik.

Compared to other (thousand) services already on the market, Qik looks like a continuous flow of video chat: through the app it will be possible to share any time of the day in a simple and pleasant way, keeping one constant conversation with your own group of friends.

Lapp, already available for iOS is Android and soon coming for Windows Phone, pay attention also to the privacy: the published contents can be removed at any time by the user and are automatically deleted after two weeks.

Despite proposing some features already seen the functionality Flik, useful for publishing very short 5-second pills, winks at Vine Qik has the potential to create a new communication tool, one continuous conversation at a distance. The premises look good, will it win the general public?


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