Microsoft has released a new app called Skype Qik, which offers self-destructing video messages and pre-recorded GIFs.
Samba is a new video messaging platform that automatically captures reactions for authentic, asynchronous communication.
Snapchat, an app that sends texts and photos that disappear after a specified time, has added video messaging to its Android app in an update released today.
Skype has begun testing a new feature allowing users to send short video messages to contacts that aren’t available to chat. According to Ina Fried of AllThingsD, the Microsoft-owned VoIP and chat service has already started allowing select users to send short video messages, up to three minutes in length.