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Facebook testing one-click checkout for mobile shopping

Facebook testing one-click checkout for mobile shopping | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
The unnamed program lets users store their credit card information on Facebook and automatically fills in the billing form when buying products on partners' mobile apps.
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Facebook tests mobile commerce

Facebook tests mobile commerce | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Facebook is preparing to test a system that will allow users to make in-app purchases using their Facebook login details, according to AllThingsD.
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Facebook Turns On Carrier Billing Mobile Payments In France With Orange France And Bango | TechCrunch

Facebook Turns On Carrier Billing Mobile Payments In France With Orange France And Bango | TechCrunch | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Another step in Facebook's plans to make more money out of its mobile business: the company is now accepting mobile payments in France, covering services like virtual gifts and game credits for its HTML5-based content, which can now be billed...


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American Express and PayPal go head to head with Facebook ...

American Express and PayPal go head to head with Facebook ... | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
American Express is going head to head with PayPal in its attempt to dominate the digital wallet platform. Serve Joins PayPal in enabling financial transactions on Facebook. PayPal launched its Send Money app in November ...
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TechCrunch | There’s Something About Bango: The Billing Company Behind Facebook, BlackBerry And Soon Amazon

TechCrunch | There’s Something About Bango: The Billing Company Behind Facebook, BlackBerry And Soon Amazon | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"There are a number of companies that offer carrier billing for companies in the mobile space -- that is, services that let people buy content on their devices and charge it right to their carrier -- but ... Bango, established in 2002, is providing the back-end billing that Facebook will offer to developers who want to put any kind of premium content around apps that are built for Facebook’s mobile web platform"

 

Picture: Ray Anderson, CEO of Bango

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Facebook Teams Up With Mobile Carriers for Payments

Facebook Teams Up With Mobile Carriers for Payments | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

The company’s new partners include AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon, among others. Under the new deal, consumers will be able to pay for their Facebook Credits via carrier billing....

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Payments Are A $557M Business For Facebook — That Could Expand From Games To Apps

Payments Are A $557M Business For Facebook — That Could Expand From Games To Apps | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"...Facebook’s S-1 ... revealed that its Payments business is bringing in $557 million in revenue per year. As the company explains, it currently requires Payments integration in games on Facebook."

 

Comment: Google wallet, Facebook currency...  Twitter money transfer next? More seripously: watch this space for the next PayPal. 

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Wrapp Lets You Post Free Gift Certificates On Friends’ Walls

Wrapp Lets You Post Free Gift Certificates On Friends’ Walls | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Summary: Wrapp is a start-up which lets Facebook users post special offers and discounts as gift certificates to their friends wall -- provided these friends meet certain conditions. Available in Sweden only it is planned to launch soon in the US and the UK according to co-founder Hjalmar Winbladh.

 

Comment: Smart idea to make viral promotions more acceptable on Facebook

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PayPal Launches Facebook App for Sending Money to Friends [EXCLUSIVE]

PayPal Launches Facebook App for Sending Money to Friends [EXCLUSIVE] | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Social payments are taking a giant leap forward: PayPal has unveiled a Facebook app that lets you send money to friends.
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Facebook testing a 'PayPal killer' to simplify mobile payments - The Independent

Facebook testing a 'PayPal killer' to simplify mobile payments - The Independent | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

The Independent : Facebook: "We've been investing in mobile payments since 2006, and last year 10 percent of our total payment volume — $14 billion — was from mobile devices."

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Facebook launches a reusable gift card

Facebook launches a reusable gift card | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
Facebook has launched a reusable gift card that people can buy on the social network and send to friends for use at specific retailers and restaurants.
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Facebook Beta Testing Online-Banking with Australia's Commonwealth Bank

Facebook Beta Testing Online-Banking with Australia's Commonwealth Bank | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

Would you do your banking online via Facebook? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss Facebook testing online-banking with Australia's Commonwealth Bank. We're not buying it, ...

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Card and Payments: Amex rolls out Facebook app for Serve e-wallet

Card and Payments: Amex rolls out Facebook app for Serve e-wallet | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
American Express has rolled out a Facebook application for its Serve digital wallet platform. The newly launched application will allow customers to send, receive and request money directly via Facebook.
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What Facebook’s new mobile payments could mean for brands – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty

What Facebook’s new mobile payments could mean for brands – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
At the Mobile World Congress yesterday, Facebook spoke for the first time and shared their desire to implement a mobile payments system with carriers, (Clever move by @Facebook pay for games and more on FB and be billed on your #mobile phone bill.)...
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Facebook Signs Mysterious Deal With Mobile Payment Company

Facebook Signs Mysterious Deal With Mobile Payment Company | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Facebook looks like it's getting closer to launching its long-awaited mobile payments platform. U.K.-based Bango announced an agreement "to provide payment services to Facebook," Bango said. But..."

 

Note: Did you know http://bango.com/   ????

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TechCrunch | Virtual Currency Rewards: Plink Pays You Facebook Credits To Eat Out

TechCrunch | Virtual Currency Rewards: Plink Pays You Facebook Credits To Eat Out | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Buy a hamburger and get rewarded with Facebook Credits to spend on a virtual cow. That's the mouth-watering promise of startup Plink, which is launching a virtual currency loyalty rewards system for restaurants."

 

Comment: With this, Facebook('s virtual currency) enters the physical world of local deals -- beware Groupon & co! 

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Gift cards: Les cartes cadeaux Facebook Crédits arrivent dans les Fnac | FrenchWeb.fr

Gift cards: Les cartes cadeaux Facebook Crédits arrivent dans les Fnac | FrenchWeb.fr | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

French retailer FNAC to sell Facebook Credit gift cards
La Fnac est en train d’implanter des cartes Facebook Credits dans ses magasins.

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