Skype app for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 devices have been updated with some new features like Location sharing, which comes to Windows Phone before any other platform, in a welcome change from past. Two other new features of saving received pictures and notification settings control for individual chats are important too.
Click the ‘+’ icon in a chat and select ‘share location’ to share your location with the people in your conversation
To save a photo: tap the image to enlarge it, then tap for more menu options and select ‘save photo’
Notification Controls for Individual Conversations
In a chat, tap for more options and select ‘notifications’. Here you can choose to turn notifications for that conversation on or off, so you’re only notified about incoming messages if you want to be.