Skype and Windows Live Messenger are coming together. Microsoft has announced it intends to “retire” its instant message chat tool and replace it with Skype’s messaging tool. Microsoft said Windows Live Messenger (WLM) would be turned off by March 2013 worldwide, with the exception of China.
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With the release of Skype 6.0, Messenger users will be able to sign into Skype using their Messenger account credentials and their contacts will be there. With the migration to Skype, Messenger users will be able to use all the Skype features, plus have the ability to share screens, video calling on mobile phones, video calling with Facebook friends and group video calling.
The move to Skype may be a bummer to some users, but it’s best for Microsoft. Having two IM clients is a redundancy.
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