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Facebook makes it possible to pay via Messenger

Tuesday 13 September 2016 | 11:01 CET | News
Facebook's Messenger application has introduced new capabilities, including a feature making it possible for users to pay for goods and services through Messenger or though "bots," or automated programmes that use the messaging app.

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Companies: Facebook / MasterCard / PayPal / Visa
Countries: World
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