Skype releases Bollywood Mojis to bring fun and drama to your chats
Skype has announced the availability of Bollywood specific Mojis, bringing more ways for Skype users to express themselves in Skype messages. Mojis are short clips from your favorite movies and TV shows that you can put directly into a Skype chat when words just aren't enough.
Bollywood, or the Hindi film industry, influences life and culture in India, and the new Bollywood Mojis aim to bring the drama, love, and dance of Bollywood to your Skype experience.
Skype has partnered with Indian studios Yash Raj Films and ErosNow, the on-demand entertainment platform of Eros International, to develop custom Mojis for Skype users. In addition to the existing worldwide Mojis content, users can now react to Skype messages with clips from their favorite Bollywood movies and actors.
Additionally, Skype has also created new emoticons highlighting some of the food, gestures, and daily expressions honoring the Indian culture Bollywood stems from.
Gurdeep Pall, Corporate Vice President – Skype, was in India to make the announcement and said,
Both Bollywood Mojis and emoticons are available worldwide in the features tab of the emoticon picker on Skype for Windows desktop, Mac, iOS, Android and Skype for Web. Unfortunately, the Mojis aren't rolled out for Windows Phone just as yet, as the team is working on getting the experience right for Windows 10 mobile. All the new features should be ready by the time Windows 10 mobile reaches consumers broadly.
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- Developers at Skype are obviously directing consistent manpower to iOS and Android App improvement, as seen per the last updates. Since Skype is MS, they arbitrarily did not direct at least some more dev power to get things finally done for their OWN platform. Why?
- How committed is MS with W10? 100 Million users have updated? And a consistent chunk of them, if they previously had the W8.1 modern UI app istalled, have seen that they awkwardly did not get the same app, but had to download a "button" which downloaded the x86 Skype program. I mean, how does MS think about those millions? That they are dumb and do not get what is goin on??
How long before the W10 launch did MS know they would need a new Skype App? Doesn't one year suffice to develop that App?? Want to create more Mojis instead of using the Manpower to please loyal WP 7 / 7.5 / 8 / 8.1 and soon W10 Mobile customers?? https://twitter.com/Mkeallison/status/659800687136624640/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw