Skype (News - Alert) is one of the most popular VoIP instant messaging services. It allows users to make Skype-Skype calls for free and users can also make calls to regular phone lines from anywhere by paying a monthly subscription. Last year the VoIP communication provider was purchased by Microsoft (News - Alert).
To milk more revenue from Skype, Microsoft has decided to place a “Conversational ad” during a video chat conversation. According to a press release, these conversational ads are placed to spark more conversation and fun within your circle of friends and family.
According to a press release, Skype claims that these ads will be interesting topics that may naturally be weaved into the current conversation. The users with paid subscription will not get these ads during their conversation. These ads will consider your location, age and sex to better target you. However, these pop-up ads soon appearing during conversations may turn off many Skype users as these ads interrupt them during a call, so they may look for another VoIP and video-conferencing service.
Brosix Instant Messenger can be a solution for the Skype users who are looking for a Skype alternative.
Brosix Instant Messenger offers video chat, text chat, file transfer, sending screenshots, remote control and many other unique features like co-browsing and whiteboard that go beyond what Skype offers. It can support English, French, German, Italian and many more languages of the world. It can be run on Mac, Linux, Windows, Android (News - Alert), iOS and Web.
Brosix is an all-in-one enterprise instant messenger and great Skype alternative for business that allows managers to enhance employee productivity while improving communication.
It offers hosted services on secure, encrypted servers that protect users’ confidential data. The free version of Brosix Instant Messenger works much like “traditional” instant messaging programs, such as AOL (News - Alert) Instant Messenger.
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