Prior to the day, Messenger announced that it will integrate the world's largest mobile payment service provider PayPal.
According to the U.S. technology news site VentureBeat reported previously, Messenger has been achieved by the mutual transfer between the chat users, to support their respective bank card. But it is well known, PayPal mobile payment services in the world more popular, more users.
In the China market, mobile payment by Alipay and WeChat to pay the occupation, but in the global market, PayPal mobile payment is undoubtedly the boss, the PayPal position in the field of mobile payments, the equivalent of Facebook in social network status.
In the future, Messenger chat users can directly bind PayPal mobile payment account, to achieve consumer purchase.
Messenger has previously announced plans to chat robot based on mobile commerce, such as the coffee shop or retail merchants through chat robot, coffee reservation, such as the purchase of goods and services, users will also be able to use PayPal account to pay.
After the next two companies business integration, PayPal users are able to obtain the relevant payment transaction notification information in Messenger.
It is clear that these functions in China's mobile chat tool has become commonplace. Domestic consumers can even open a restaurant in WeChat, a direct order and pay.
Prior to the news that, in the Facebook, Messenger will develop mobile payment services in person. But Facebook eventually chose to cooperate with the third party manufacturers, rather than self monopoly business opportunities. In September, Messenger official said, is working with the PayPal, Stripe, visa, MasterCard, American Express, Braintree and other companies, the integration of its payment services in Messenger.
This means that Messenger users can choose to bind a mobile payment company that they like.
It is worth mentioning that, currently in charge of Messenger business executives David Marcus, before joining Facebook has long served as president of the PayPal company, it also laid the foundation for the two companies of the cooperation.
WhatsApp currently maintained an independent development, which has been opposed to mobile advertising, commercial rhythm is slow. And Facebook is a bold business and innovative attempt on Messenger. Zuckerberg had previously announced, Messenger will follow the past computer version of the Facebook, has become an open platform for third party developers, enterprises or businesses can trade and service by way of customer service and user chat robot.
Third party statistics show that the current Messenger has become the world's more than and 50 countries and regions in the dominant chat tool.
Messenger non chat feature is rapidly expanding, such as the Uber has been achieved by the car and pay the service.