ry and link its products to a market leader in order to maintain their relevance.
It will be interesting to see what happens to the integration in the future. Last year, Slack acquired Screenhero to help the company build out future voice and video chat features for its product, though they haven’t materialized yet.
The launch comes during a big week for Skype overall. On Monday, Microsoft announced free video conferencing for users of all of its mobile apps, to go along with the same capability on desktop. On Wednesday, an update to Outlook allowed users to create video conference links inside calendar events with a tap, and this integration adds another way for people to easily summon Skype.