The new Skype is now available on Android. With the new Skype, Microsoft is introducing some new features. So Microsoft built a clone of Snapchat Stories into Skype. The company’s Snapchat Stories clone is called Highlights, and it’s basically a way of sharing the highlights of your day with your friends on Skype. These highlights last for 7 days, which is just about 6 days more than Snapchat Stories.
The new Skype also includes a brand-new design that’s inspired by Instagram’s black-and-white design. It includes color gradients on the messages in the conversation UI, which are customizable to your own likings. The new add-ons which let you access things from third-party apps quickly without needing to leave Skype. For instance, Giphy has an add-on for Skype that lets you share a GIF in a conversation without needing to leave Skype.