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WhatsApp claims it shares minimal data with regards to payment service with its parent Facebook
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WhatsApp claims it shares minimal data with regards to payment service with its parent Facebook

According to government sources, the Ministry of Electronics and IT has written to National Payment Corporation of India to verify compliance around WhatsApp payment and check if WhatsApp is sharing data with its parent firm Facebook.

WhatsApp Payments expected to roll out out next week: Here's all you need to know about the peer-to-peer payments feature and how it works
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WhatsApp Payments expected to roll out out next week: Here's all you need to know about the peer-to-peer payments feature and how it works

Waiting for its partners to have necessary systems in place, WhatsApp in February released its payments system in a Beta update to check its stability.

WhatsApp payments feature may be rolled out in full swing by next week: Report
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WhatsApp payments feature may be rolled out in full swing by next week: Report

WhatsApp who have had the feature ready for a while now has been waiting for its partners ICICI, HDFC, Axis Bank and the SBI to begin a widespread rollout.

WhatsApp Business now has 3 million active users says Mark Zuckerberg in Q1 2018 earnings call
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WhatsApp Business now has 3 million active users says Mark Zuckerberg in Q1 2018 earnings call

While it is still being rolled out, conversational commerce through things like payments on Messenger will also be important to the social media giant, the report said.

WhatsApp Payments ‘Request Money’ feature goes live for limited Android beta users
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WhatsApp Payments ‘Request Money’ feature goes live for limited Android beta users

The new WhatsApp Payments ‘Request Money’ feature only works with UPI ID and using QR codes.

WhatsApp clarifies that parent Facebook does not use customer payment data for commercial purposes
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WhatsApp clarifies that parent Facebook does not use customer payment data for commercial purposes

WhatsApp posted on its platform that Facebook simply helps pass the necessary payment information to the bank partner and NPCI.

WhatsApp new Android beta update lets you transfer money by scanning QR codes
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WhatsApp new Android beta update lets you transfer money by scanning QR codes

A new update for those who are on the WhatsApp Android beta version will now let you scan a QR code to easily transfer money.

WhatsApp Payment feature can disrupt mobile payments space but it still needs to address some issues
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WhatsApp Payment feature can disrupt mobile payments space but it still needs to address some issues

WhatsApp will have to acquire merchants which is not only a considerable task but a different ball game altogether.

WhatsApp to launch 'full-feature' inter-bank money transfer service soon says NPCI with four banks handling UPI to process fund transfers
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WhatsApp to launch 'full-feature' inter-bank money transfer service soon says NPCI with four banks handling UPI to process fund transfers

Friday’s statement marks the de facto official launch of WhatsApp’s new service as NPCI is the body set up by the central bank and lenders to oversee payment services.

WhatsApp Payments: Messaging app may turn heat on mobile wallet players, but game has shifted to value-added deals
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WhatsApp Payments: Messaging app may turn heat on mobile wallet players, but game has shifted to value-added deals

What Facebook-controlled WhatsApp can do, however, is to possibly look deeper into your behaviour than other mobile wallet players like MobiKwik, PayTm etc

Paytm launches ‘Inbox’ messaging platform with ability to send or request money and share multimedia messages
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Paytm launches ‘Inbox’ messaging platform with ability to send or request money and share multimedia messages

The company detailed that this is a new ‘messaging platform’ that will allow Paytm users to interact with family and friends.

WhatsApp is testing photo filters in its beta version for Android
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WhatsApp is testing photo filters in its beta version for Android

WhatsApp is reportedly testing the photo filters feature on Android devices which had been available for iOS users since June.

New WhatsApp Beta version shows UPI payment feature for instant money transfer
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New WhatsApp Beta version shows UPI payment feature for instant money transfer

WhatsApp is already in talks with the NPCI and a few banks to facilitate financial transactions via UPI.

WhatsApp Beta points out at upcoming Payments interface; to enable 'bank to bank transfer with UPI'
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WhatsApp Beta points out at upcoming Payments interface; to enable 'bank to bank transfer with UPI'

The payments interface is a hidden feature in the WhatsApp beta so you can expect changes in the interface.

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