Skype appears to be down for hundreds of users around the world who have complained of being unable to make video calls.
The website Down Detector shows a surge of reports within the last hour.
Most of the complaints are related to log-in issues (65%), with 26% of complaints relating to receiving messages and 7% relating to voice calls.
"Skype not working in App & Web," one Down Detector commenter said.
"Skype is not working. I'm from Pakistan," another said.
"My messages aren't sending, and it says there's an internal error," another said.
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The outage does appear to be affecting UK users, with one Suffolk-based Twitter user saying: "Anyone else's @Skype gone down? Trying to teach lessons and can't call anyone – just stuck on 'connecting'."
Many of the complaints seem to be coming from Skype users based in south Asia, with a number of Indian and Pakistani social media users saying they're experiencing problems.
American users, both North and South, have also chimed in to say the app is down for them as well.
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One commenter said: "Greetings from the U.S. Not working for me either. Messages stopped sending properly, then when I tried relogging, wouldn't load.
"Not on the mobile app, and not on the desktop app. And when trying directly through browser got an internal error. Glad to see it's not just me."
Another said: "Same from Brazil, not sending messages or making calls! And after log out, can't even log in again!"
Reports of outages have also come in from Belarus, Turkey, Greece and Spain, indicating the problem may be Europe-wide.
Skype is a popular telecommunications app that lets users video chat using smart phones, tablets and computers.
Along with other video calling software such as Zoom, Skype has been more essential than ever during the coronavirus pandemic during which many more people have worked from home.
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