WhatsApp Co-Founder Jan Koum to Depart from Facebook
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After setting up of the required details, the payments feature can be used for booking appointments at restaurants and salons.
WhatsApp recently got the payments feature, however, it is very different from that of Instagram Payments feature.
The function has started to pop up for some in the United Kingdom and USA, prompting speculation that it is part of a test run for a future global roll-out.
Shoppers on Instagram are now redirected off-app to a business' website to process any payments. The sticker feature is not yet made available to the users for development reasons, it will be enabled in the next releases, according to a report by WAbeta Info.
Previous year in March, Instagram had made its intention clear of allowing bookings for its new application services directly through its login profile.
The photo and video sharing platform, which in November celebrated reaching 25 million listed business profiles, outlined its plans to "continue evolving business profiles" in March 2017 by rolling out the ability for users to book a service directly from a business' profile.
Facebook-owned Instagram has added in-app payments option that lets you make direct payments from the app. Some of its clients' Instagram Pages now offer this native payment for booking. The native in-app payment feature combined with in-app purchases can, therefore, be more easily accessible and attractable for all the users. To start using the feature, users are required to register a debit or credit card in their profile and then set up a security pin. What remains to be seen, is if Instagram will also introduce peer-to-peer payments similar to Messenger in the future.
India is crowded with the UPI based payments app like PayTM, PhonePe, Tez, BHIM, SBI Pay etc. and now WhatsApp Payments! However, WhatsApp has around 1.5 billion active users per month, which is almost twice what Messenger has, and that provides a great potential to Facebook's ad revenue.
At Facebook's F8 conference 2018, Mark Zuckerbergannounced to video calling and AR stickers support to Instagram in the days to come.
"As 800 million use Instagram each month to discover and follow their passions, more and more people are using it to connect with businesses they love", Instagramsaid in a blog post celebrating reaching 25 million listed businesses last November.
Now, online shopping in Instagram would offer great experience to buyers.
Wall Street weighed in by putting a halt to its recent hammering of Tesla - its shares rose more than 1 percent in morning trade. That was one part of the call that many investors seemed to take literally, and now Musk is around $300 million poorer for it.
New data from World Health Organization shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. India also suffers under the weight of the dual burden of ambient and indoor air pollution.
A Puerto Rican official quoted by the Associated Press said nine people were aboard the plane and there no apparent survivors. In a tweet , the Chatham County Emergency Management Agency says the plane crashed Wednesday at the intersection of two roads.
And his Liverpool team-mate Moreno revealed how Salah's fear of picking up a knock has affected his training. The Champions League final takes place on May 26 which will be during a fasting period observed by Salah.
The Lightning , however, was a total buzzkill to the Boston party thanks to two goals by Ondrej Palat in the first four minutes. NOTES: Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez was the honorary fan banner captain, waving a Bruins flag before the game.
Pitts was shot and later died following a homicide investigation Friday night at a Terre Haute apartment complex. The death was the first in the line of duty for a Terre Haute police officer since July 11, 2011.
He also took the opportunity to take a swipe at Labour - blaming them for allowing the Conservatives to maintain overall control. Labour's Ellie Emberson, 19, made history when she won Minster ward, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the council.
When asked whether targets for removals from the country were set, she replied: "We do not have targets for removals". Some people who do not have the paperwork to prove they are in the United Kingdom legally have been detained.
Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed 3 CBS Staffers, Suit Claims
Harris, McNeal and Wei all allege Rose physically and verbally sexually harassed them and also faced verbal abuse from the host. Since Rose was sacked , CBS News said it has taken steps to ensure a safer workplace, including mandatory misconduct training.
CBS Staffers Hit Charlie Rose With Sex-Harassment Suit
In the following three decades, three CBS managers had been made aware of the complaints, according to the Post investigation. According to the suit, Rose fired both Harris and McNeal after the first Washington Post article was published.
AFC Asian Cup: Azkals grouped with China, South Korea
Coached by Felix Sanchez, Qatar are one of the 24 teams that will feature in the biggest tournament for national teams in Asia. Defending champions Australia will renew their rivalry with Syria after being drawn alongside the Middle Eastern nation.
Xi, Moon discuss bilateral ties, denuclearization of Korean
The university is the only privately funded college in North Korea and was founded in 2010 with donations from Christian groups. At the same meeting last week , Kim also vowed to begin shutting down North Korea's nuclear test site in Punggye-ri this month.
Peterson's 2 eagles carries him to lead at Wells Fargo
He got another par on the drivable par-4 14th but there was no reason to celebrate as he missed his birdie chance from four feet. On Woods' short walk from the driving range to the first hole, it was as if he had his own gravitational pull. 8 and 9.
Adidas Avoids Criticizing Kanye West for His Slavery Remarks
Adidas has partnered with West since 2013, in what has been one of its most significant business relationships with a non-athlete. Owens is also the person who the rapper acknowledged on Twitter last week and said he likes the way she thinks.
Death toll from India storms jumps to 97
According to reports , the minarets of the gates of the historic Taj Mahal were also damaged by the storms. He said 36 people died there on Wednesday night as the wind speed touched 80 miles per hour (130km/h).