The company Microsoft announced that there was a problem with the settings of the status States Skype. Users cannot communicate with their contacts, however, are able to send messages.
MOSCOW, 21 sen. Skype users in many countries complained about problems in the work of the messenger, owned by Microsoft.
Skype the administration has already apologized for the problem on its official website.
“Some of you may experience problems with the status of Skype and see contacts that are online. We found the problem with the settings of the status States Skype. We apologize for the inconvenience while we try to fix the problem”, — stated in the message.
Users affected by this issue, can’t change your status and to communicate with contacts. The messages are currently sent in the normal mode.
According to the service downdetector.com, problems started about 11.23 GMT. Skype users complain about its unavailability in Russia, USA, Vietnam, New Zealand, Denmark, India and other countries.
The company Skype was founded in 2003. The number of registered users exceed 500 million, and its monthly audience reaches 170 million users. For service, there are client programs for most common desktop and mobile operating systems. In 2011 Microsoft acquired Skype for 8.5 billion dollars.