Introducing Libra and Calibra Well. The inevitable moment arrived. Facebook has formally announced their plans to build a cross-border payment system that utilizes a form of stable coin, cryptocurrency and blockchain. A global currency called Libra, and the wallet that will empower it: Calibra. I can say with confidence, that if you are in the vicinity […]
There was no doubt in anyone’s mind that Facebook would one day enter the world of payments. This was true when Facebook had 500 million users; it is true now when they have over a billion users. The confirmation came when a brilliant Mark Zuckerberg was able to poach the President/CEO of PayPal David Marcus […]
As expected, Facebook’s Messenger Payments launches for all in the US. Source.
We’re testing a feature that allows people to buy products from businesses, without leaving Facebook.
I’ve been saying all along, payments will come to Facebook, and it is starting with the ability to buy products now, directly on Pages.
Everyone by now has heard, David Marcus, the CEO of PayPal has resigned from PayPal and is now going to Facebook to head Messenger. I’ve been advocating for years that Facebook will get into the payments space. I have countless posts on Quora that will testify to that fact. A lot of people kept shunning […]
Facebook is definitely coming into the world of online-payments. I’ve been saying this for a long time and it seems the pieces are starting to fall into place. It all started with a brilliant article by Farhad Majoo for Fast Company, aptly titled: The Great Tech Wars of 2012, in which it was envisioned that […]
See on Scoop.it – Money & Payments Azimo Founder and CEO Michael Kent discusses the financial services and money transfer company’s growth on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg) Faisal Khan‘s insight: Always loved this guy, Michael of Azimo – He was one of the first ones to do payments using #Facebook. See on www.bloomberg.com