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Skype goes down in worldwide outage; fix being worked on

Microsoft-owned online chat service Skype is currently facing issues and seems to be down for most users worldwide. Skype Support has sent out a tweet acknowledging the problem and saying that a fix is being worked on.

We are aware of an issue affecting Skype status at the moment, and are working on a quick fix: http://t.co/ymSzmrgEX0 pic.twitter.com/8LoqqL0hh7

Skype Support (@SkypeSupport) September 21, 2015

Some of you may experience problems with Skype presence and may not see online. We have detected an issue with the status settings of Skype,” said a Skype spokesperson. Affected users will not be able to change their status, their contacts will all show as offline and they will be unable to start Skype calls to them.”

The issue seems to have affected both desktop and mobile clients. Skype for Web, meanwhile, is working fine.

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