As written at the Microsoft News Center, Microsoft to Acquire Skype: Combined companies will benefit consumers, businesses and increase market opportunity..
This may be the quasi "social networking" entry that Microsoft requires, with what appear to be unlimited possibilities in expanding Skype at the level of real-time communications. If Microsoft does it right, and they better get some young people with ideas to help them, they could easily create a serious competitor to Facebook, which has gotten to be so large that only another giant can hope to compete with them.
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