Skype, Facebook. Tinder and many other dating sites are experiencing this kind of scam nowadays. Sextortion scam targets people who like to add random people searching for someone to talk to, or even sex. They are then obliged to pay the scammer in exchange for what the scammer holds against them.
A Skype job interview is one of the recruiters' ways to screen their candidates especially those that are time zones away. It is an effective and efficient way to search for their future company's asset without spending much. By using Skype to interview their candidates, companies don't have to shoulder expenses like lodging and transportation fees just in order for their job interview to take place. They only have to set their internet connection and camera on and they are ready to start.
Microsoft Universal Skype Messaging Beta has been released to Windows 10 Mobile Insiders for a test drive. The new app will reportedly integrate Skype messaging with the SMS, Skype calls with phone calls and more. It also has a separate Skype video intended for voice chats.