Facebook Friends Can Message Money
March 18th, 2015 | by Kevin James Krotz
Facebook friends now have the option of sending each other money. In a new update to Messenger, Facebook is adding the a feature to send and receive money from friends.
Rolling out in the coming months, US users of the app will be able connect a debit card. Money is transferred right away but it will take about one to three business days to make the money available depending on the bank, as is the standard with bank deposits.
For those that might be wary of using Facebook to send cash, the company says that it is a “dependable and trusted payments processor for game players and advertisers since 2007.” Stating that it “processes more than one million transactions daily on the site and also handles all the payments processed on Messenger.”
The new payments feature will be rolling out to users in the coming months across the US on Android, iOS, and desktop platforms.