Skype is an internet application for real time online communication. With a free skype account, you can have a video call with any other user. It has type-based instant messaging, but its main feature is audio and video calls. People around the world use skype for several things: for long-distance bonding with family, friends and love ones; for remote activity monitoring; for long distance conference, or simple socializing.
As a VA, skype make it easy to work with an offshore virtual client. Screen Sharing is a useful tools that skype offers, particularly useful when Virtual Assistant (VA ) want to demonstrate something on their computer to employer.