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Paymaya enables payments acceptance via social media and chat apps

News | Mobile Payments | 09 Feb 2021

PayMaya has announced the introduction of a new feature on its mobile app that allows online sellers to accept cashless payments on Viber, Messenger, Instagram, and other social media and chat apps. 

PayMaya, Philippines, Asia, online payments, mobile payments, social media, Payment Link, QR code payments

Many people accept privacy policies without reading them, study reveals

News | Payments General | 25 Nov 2020

87% of people accept privacy policies without reading them, with TikTok, Whatsapp privacy policies being among hardest to understand, according to a survey conducted by Addictivetips.com.

Addictivetips.com, data privacy, consent, API, Cookies, GDPR, social media, ikTok, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, privacy policy

Banking apps surpass social media's popularity amid pandemic

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Nov 2020

Mastercard has conducted research on people, including older generations, flocking to mobile and online banking amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

MasterCard, UK, banking, app, social media, popularity, pandemic, online banking, mobile banking, COVID-19

Verishop launches social shopping app, combining social media with shopping

News | Ecommerce | 10 Nov 2020

Verishop, a US-based online ecommerce platform for clothing, home, and beauty products, has launched a social shopping app, combining social media with shopping.

Verishop, US, product launch, social media, shopping, ecommerce, social shopping app, user generated content, AI

Facebook launches ecommerce tools to expand its initiative of making 'anything shoppable'

News | Ecommerce | 27 Aug 2020

Facebook has announced a series of new tools and features designed to expand ecommerce on its social media platforms. 

Facebook, ecommerce tools, ecommerce, social media, anything shoppable, shoppable content, Facebook Shop, COVID-19, checkout, US, Commerce Manager

Mitek: survey finds that consumers trust banks with digital identity

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Dec 2019

Mitek’s survey has revealed that consumers are more willing to share their digital identity information with banks than with government entities or tech companies.

Mitek, survey, trust, banks, distrust, social media, digital identity, banking, bank accounts, credit cards, financial transactions, fraud, KYC, AML, financial services

Facebook plans to launch crypto in 2020

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2019

Facebook has planned to launch the crypto-based payments system in ‘a dozen countries’ by Q1 of 2020, and it is looking to start trials by Q4 2019.

Facebook, launch, cryptocurrency, 2020, crypto assets, social media, banks, US, treasury, regulations, Project Libra, Western Union, Visam Mastercard, Fiat, third party, coins, exchange, Coinbase, Gemeni

Russian social media platform may launch its own cryptocurrency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Apr 2019

Vkontakte, a Russian social media platform, has been working on developing its own cryptocurrency, Crypto Slate cited RNS, a Russian news outlet.

VKontakte, Russia, social media, cryptocurrency, crypto wallet

Bitcoin payments through WhatsApp to be adopted

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Mar 2019

The Daily Express newspaper has reported that one will soon be able to pay people with Bitcoin through WhatsApp, Telegram, and SMS.

payments , Bitcoin, WhatsApp, cryptocurrency, wallet, AI, The Daily Express, social media, Facebook, Samsung

Facebook no longer to ignore friendly fraud cases involving in-app payments made by children

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Jan 2019

Despite Facebook’s knowledge of children spending large amounts on in-app payments without parents’ permission, the company has chosen not to act, according to BBC.

friendly fraud, in app payments, fraud prevention, social media, Facebook, safeguards, payment authentication

India-based startup Meesho raises USD 50 mln

News | Ecommerce | 07 Nov 2018

Meesho, an India-based social commerce startup, has closed a USD 50 million investment to grow its business across its homeland.

Meesho, India, social commerce, startup, investment, social media, WhatsApp, ecommerce

Cybercriminals increasingly target retailers via digital, social channels

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Oct 2018

A Riskified and InSights report has unveiled how cybercriminals are increasingly targeting retailers and their customers through digital and social channels.

Riskified, merchants, social media, cybercrime, insights, report, ecommerce

TIPO to help merchants open shops without startup capital

News | Ecommerce | 07 Sep 2018

TIPO, a blockchain-based ecommerce platform, has turned to blockchain to aid businesses become more efficient, while enabling users on social media to generate income easily.

TIPO, merchants, startup, blockchain, social media, ecommerce platform, startup capital, tokens, marketplace, ecommerce