updated 05:56 pm EST, Wed December 5, 2012
Pre-recorded video messaging to be added in near future
Skype is planning to offer video messaging as part of its paid-for service. A change to the terms of service confirmed rumors that the Microsoft-owned messaging network would allow its users to send a pre-recorded video clip to other Skype users, with limitations placed on how many can be sent on non-premium accounts.
Microsoft has yet to confirm the addition formally, and it isn't clear if the system will work for users of the mobile client, nor if non-subscribers will be able to pay for extra message credits. Skype Premium currently costs $9 per month, with the amount lowered when paying in advance.