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WhatsApp Is Testing Cryptocurrency Payments On Its Platform In The US

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The cryptocurrency mania is slowly merging into the mainstream and the most recent example is the Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

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The messaging platform has launched a pilot project for limited users in the United States that allows sending and receiving payments in cryptocurrencies.

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WhatsApp has launched the Cryptocurrency Pilot Program in collaboration with Meta’s digital wallet ‘Novi.

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Using the feature is very simple. Just like sending a ‘contact’ or ‘location’, the user needs to click on the paper clip button [for iOS] or the plus button [for android] to send a payment in cryptocurrency.

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The transaction will be carried out at no extra charge or commission from either WhatsApp or Novi

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There are no limitations regrading how often payments via cryptocurrencies can be sent and the transactions are settled immediately.

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WhatsApp Is Testing Cryptocurrency Payments On Its Platform In The US