Microsoft Tries To Take On Snapchat With Its 'Skype Qik' Messaging App

Microsoft has released its own ephemeral messaging app, "Skype Qik," in an attempt to prove there still is some innovation left in the increasingly crowded messaging space.

Skype Qik marks Microsoft's first Skype app since, well, the original Skype app. And at its heart, Skype Qik is basically a watered down, video-only Snapchat. Snapchat, at its core, is an app designed to give a glimpse into your life, and Microsoft fails to realize that, at this point in the game, that means more than just video.

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