Skype take on Vine with their new video-messaging app called Qik 6 years ago

Skype take on Vine with their new video-messaging app called Qik

If you're a fan of Vine, you'll love this...

If you have any friends in Australia, the UK or abroad anywhere you've probably used Skype on numerous occasions. The hilarity of your parents forgetting that there's a camera is always great and thankfully the robot signal-breaking-up voice days seem to be a thing of the past, God bless you The Internet.

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However, Skype have decided to up their game and have a go at cracking the video-messaging market with the release of their new app called Skype Qik.  The app similar to Vine but it can record videos up to 42-seconds long and there's also a Snapchat-inspired self-destruct option which is very handy.

Here's a quick video to give you an idea of what you can do with the new app...