But there are loads of hidden Skype emoticons that you can access… With the cheat sheet below, you’re all set to wow your friends in Skype chats. Note: They’re all animated, so just type the codes into a Skype chat to see ‘em in action.Additionally, if you’re not running the latest version of Skype you may have to update in order to see all of the emoticons.However, there’s another, potentially more dangerous, scenario that a lot of people overlook.Unfortunately, many are paying a very steep price for that. On one hand, Microsoft is pretty clear that instant messaging traffic (text) is sent to its servers as well as the recipient.
On top of that, there’s really no reliable way to tell what kind of connection you have, or even if you do have a Skype-to-Skype connection, that the information still isn’t being mirrored to Skype’s servers somehow.I don’t believe Skype (which is now owned by Microsoft) is recording your calls. If there’s a Skype-to-Skype connection, it may be encrypted end-to-end, but messages sent to the Skype servers are encrypted only en route, and arrive there unencrypted.On the other hand, there is no clear statement on audio and video Skype calls.is the resident web video expert here at Social Times.Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.With Skype for i Phone and i Pad hitting over 120 million downloads earlier this month, we thought now was the perfect time to compile a list of fun hidden Skype emoticons.