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    Remove the smiley face from the Skype for Business

    The smiley face in the "Business" software is not appropriate, at minimun. So can you remove this? Thanks.

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    • Johnny Scofield commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      My associate father died and his new to Skype and when he told me the bad news I responded and he asked me if I was really that insensitive because of the smiley face and I had to explain to him at lengths that all messages are like that with Skype. He said lets stick to Whatsapp!

      But I cant edit messages in Whatsapp so please fix this stupid smiley Icon and get rid of it! It's so inappropriate!

    • Dio commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Please remove smile icon after every message - this is nor appropriate

    • Ant commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      I find this icon extremely distracting and inappropriate. This was one of the (many) reasons I stuck with the old version of Skype - that was until with the latest Windows update I was not able to use it any more.
      You are trying too much to compete with other platforms and apps which are more casual-chat oriented, and in doing so you are making your product worse. Keep it professional, please.

    • Bin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Please remove the face if we want a dam face we all dont speak cartoon

    • Someone fromjapan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      I want to see the idiot who put a smile at the end of every message.
      something like this:
      "I am sorry, this will cost you extra 20000 :)"
      "Oh, the bank in Russia was raided by State Security Guard, and we can not get that $1000000 out of there :)"
      "Meeting tomorrow on boss's funerals. After that discuss the company future :)"
      And simply speaking it is insulting. Like I can not put there a smile myself, whenever I want.

      Anyway, it is the best way to force people stop using Skype.

    • Rob commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      The face is tiresome, unprofessional, yet more msft hubris and ignorance.

    • Dmitry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      These react to this message smiley faces are sooooo annoooyyyyiiing !!!!

    • Ирина commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Пытаюсь созвать учётную запись, нажимаю на получить новый адрес элек.почты, в вожу адрес, нажимаю далее, ввожу по роль,нажимаю далее, после выходит окно где нужно ввести буквы или цифры ,которые вижу на картинке, я их ввожу ,но нет ни какой копки "далее или же ОК". Из-за этого я дальше не могу создавать учётную запись. Помогите,пожалуйста, как это исправить?

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Just updated to this mess. I concur with everyone else here, seeing a smiley face on every single line of chats is just plain insane. If I or my contact want to add a smiley face on our chats..let us decide. This idea of adding a smiley face had to come from upper management, otherwise how can this still be on new upgrade installs

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      I cannot believe that this stupid feature still does not seem to have been removed. It really is beyond belief that someone thought it was a good idea.
      I have searched my HD a couple of times looking for app.asar and *.asar but I can't seem to find this. Has it been changed or renamed - I am running 12.1813.286.0 on Win10.

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      This is one of the poorest UI features I've seen in a long time. Not only is it plain old stupid, it makes every line look like it has a smiley face after it; annoying, obtrusive and inappropriate. Please please please remove this. How did it ever make it to production? Stuck with old versions as long as possible on a few boxes simply to not have to look at every message being misconstrued with a smiley.

    • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      Aaargh smiley faces next to every message, you have to be kidding! Fire whoever's dumb idea this was....now.

      Me: 'Hey team the network is down' (smiley face)
      team: 'why are you smiling, *******'

    • T. James commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

      The hex edit solution worked for me on OS X. I'd like these stupid smilies off of my Android Skype as well. Microsoft ---- you have absolutely no design sense whatsoever. You are worse than Google.

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