Over the past 10 years, Skype has transformed from an unsuccessful business venture to one of the most significant computer-based communication tools of the decade, as the 'Skype a Coming of Age Story' infographic demonstrates. The colorful, info-packed infographic was created by 'OnlineMBA,' which specializes in creating comprehensive resource guides for users.

Skype has received a great deal of publicity lately as a result of landing a $8.5 billion deal from the heavyweights at Microsoft, and more recently talks of collaborating with Facebook. For those looking to learn a bit more about the turbulent journey Skype has taken to achieve its enormous success, the 'Skype a Coming of Age Story' infographic is a must-see!

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