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You can now make Skype voice and video calls from SlackFor all of its productivity superpowers, one feature Slack's communication platform lacks is voice and video calling features. Now Microsoft is using Slack to help change that. Microsoft introduced a new integration between Skype and Slack Thursday. The update allows Slack teams to initiate voice and video calls through Skype from within Slack threads.
You can now start Skype calls from SlackSkype may have its own chat platform for businesses, but that doesn't mean Microsoft is ignoring the option to integrate its service onto other platforms. Today the company announced a preview of Skype integration for Slack to let teams quickly start a video of voice chat.
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You Can Now Kick Off A Skype Call From SlackIt's been a big week for Skype . The company announced group calling on mobile, integration with Outlook mobile, and today it's rolling out to Slack, too. Available now in preview mode (meaning a beta release), the new Slack integration allows team members using Slack's real-time communication software a way to quickly start either a voice or video call from within the Slack application.
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