When you think mobile payments like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, and so on, you might associate them with physical payments made in stores. However they can be used for online purchases as well, which is what Samsung Pay can now do as it has recently rolled out support for PayPal.
A couple of years ago, PayPal launched the ability for users of BBM to send money through the messenger using PayPal’s platform. However it looks like that feature has come to an end. In an announcement by PayPal, they have discontinued the service which actually came into effect on the 6th of February, 2018.
eBay and PayPal have been pretty much synonymous with each other for the longest time ever, but it seems that the partnership will be coming to an end. In an announcement by eBay (via Recode), eBay has announced that they have signed an agreement with Adyen, a payments processor from Amsterdam, where moving forwards Adyen is expected to be the platform’s main payments processor.
Have you ever been to a store where you tried to pay by card but they refuse to let you unless you spend over a certain limit? Or maybe a shop that avoids accepting cards entirely? That’s because these shops want to avoid transaction fees associated with using cards, but the good news is that this practice is going away in the UK.
PayPal previously integrated its service with Facebook Messenger to enable users to send money to each other using Facebook’s cross-platform messaging service. It’s expanding its partnership with the world’s largest social network to enable its users to send invoices through Facebook Messenger as well. PayPal today announced a chat extension for Facebook Messenger that enables invoicing.
Acorns is the fastest growing micro-investing app in the country. It relies on a round-up savings and investment system. The app rounds up the amounts of purchases to the nearest dollar and then invests the difference in exchange-traded funded that it manages for its users. It boasts 2.4 million investment accounts and continues to grow. Acorns today announced its integration into PayPal, the integration will help the latter’s users to […]
Tipping your favorite streamer on Twitch is a feature that has been around for a while, where viewers can purchase things like “Bits” which they can then use to tip streamers, as opposed to giving them cash directly. However Twitch has since announced a new way to purchase Bits, and that is through PayPal.
With the holiday season just around the corner, PayPal has launched a new feature that makes it easier for users to pool money for gifts. We often have to pool money in order to gift something to a family member or a colleague and it can be difficult to keep track to who has and hasn’t paid, particularly if a lot of people are pooling money together. PayPal’s new Money […]
Facebook Messenger has allowed users to send and receive money since 2015. However, that implementation is a bit different. The latest allows users to use one of the most popular payment services on the planet to send and receive money in Facebook Messenger. The social network’s messaging service now allows its users to do this via PayPal.
PayPal wants to increase its usage in stores so it has launched its first cash back credit card. The new plastic will give users more incentive to pay with PayPal when shopping at retail outlets. Customers who pay using the PayPal Cashback Mastercard will earn 2 percent cash back on their purchases. It will work in the U.S. anywhere customers can pay using a Mastercard.
One of the ways to purchase from the Nintendo Switch eShop is to add funds to your account, and this is done through credit card where you can choose to add funds that are the price of the game, or however much you want to. However the good news is that it looks like PayPal is now an option for gamers.
Skype today announced a new partnership with PayPal which powers the Send Money feature that it has developed. As the name suggests, the Send Money feature will enable Skype users to transfer money from within the mobile app while they’re in the middle of the conversation using PayPal. This means that they don’t even have to leave the chat window or the Skype app to send money to a contact.
Samsung’s mobile payments service was launched nearly two years ago. The service initially supported a handful of credit and debit cards. Samsung has gradually expanded support for more banks and financial institutions. Today, it has announced that yet another payment method can be added to Samsung Pay, but it’s not a credit or debit card. It’s PayPal.
If you wanted to purchase something from the iTunes App Store or basically any of Apple’s online services and platforms, your options are either credit/debit cards or purchasing gift cards with credit in them. However soon it seems that Apple users will have another option, and this comes in the form of PayPal.