Payments

  • The State of Social Commerce (Infographic)

    … commerce made big advances in 2014 and 2015, with services like Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook all implementing buy buttons and expanding into payment systems, native shops and brand partnerships. Overall, it seemed like social networks were making commerce a core part of their platforms. And social commerce seems well positioned for growth. More…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Messenger Tops 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

    … operating officer Sheryl Sandberg also acknowledged the milestone, sharing the photo below with vice president of messaging products David Marcus and posting: Today we’re celebrating the more than 1 billion people who use Messenger each month. We know that every message is important because it helps us stay in touch with the people we care about…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Android Facebook Messenger Users Can Send, Receive SMS Messages

    … Facebook is giving Messenger users with Android devices the option of accessing their SMS messages via the application. The social network said in a post on its Messenger page that it has been testing the feature and stressed that it is completely optional. Users who choose to activate the feature will see their standard Messenger messages…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Report: Financial Apps See Most Purchases During Summer, Not Tax Season

    … credit scores, create budgets, protect against fraud, make payments and manage investment portfolios. The company analyzed 1.9 million app installs and more than 365,000 post-install events between June 2015 and February 2016. The report showed that users purchased services in financial apps most in July, which accounted for 23.2 percent of all…

    AllTwitter- 16 readers -
  • Facebook Catches March Madness

    … Facebook is embracing March Madness, with temporary custom frames for profile pictures for teams in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament highlighting its efforts. The social network said it worked with the NCAA’s social media and digital team to design the custom frames, and fans can search for their teams here…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Report: Digital Wallet Usage Increased 20% From 2014 to 2015

    … a purchase with their smartphone, up from 35 percent of respondents in 2014. In the 2015 survey, when non-users were asked why they have not used a digital wallet product to make a purchase, 47 percent of these users said it was easier to pay with another form of payment, such as cash or a credit card. This is up from 41 percent of respondents in 2014…

    Inside Facebook- 20 readers -
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