WhatsApp messenger is going to launch in-chat-payments feature in India. You will be able to make payments directly to your whatsapp users through whatsapp wallets.
First time WhatsApp is introducing a payments feature anywhere in the world. The feature is in the testing stage and is being tested by the WhatsApp Employees.
Facebook Company has partnershiped with three major banks in India – State Bank Of India (SBI), ICICI Bank (ICICI) & HDFC Bank (HDFC).
The uniqueness of this feature is that anyone can send or receive money without leaving the chat interface & this feature is so easy that just like sharing a image with your WhatsApp friends, family & other users.
WhatsApp’s payments effort in India is being led by Neeraj Arora, its global business head. He’s also on the board of One97 Communications Limited, the company that owns Paytm.