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.

David Marcus, VP of messaging products at Facebook, said at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference that the company was working with a number of payment providers including PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Stripe to implement the features, Reuters reported.

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