Today marks the release of Skype 6.0 for Mac and Windows, and those who have already gone ahead and installed or updated their previous version to Skype 6.0, you would realize that there is a bunch of new features waiting to be discovered, where among them include Microsoft and Facebook account integration. Basically, signing up and signing in has never been easier than before, where you can opt to sign into Skype using your Microsoft or Facebook account without having to actually create a new Skype account. Definitely the ideal new feature to have considering how many passwords we need to remember these days for the plethora of accounts that we own at the moment.

Other than that, you can also send instant messages to friends on your Windows Live Messenger, Hotmail and contacts over Skype, and if you already own a Microsoft account, merging your spate of accounts is a snap, all you need to do is just sign in to Skype using your Microsoft account. Of course, if you want to read up on the entire new features and fixtures crammed into Skype 6.0 for Mac and Windows, hit the source link and you’re good to go.

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