New Facebook Messenger P2P FB Payments Could Eventually Feature Bitcoin

New Facebook Messenger P2P FB Payments Could Eventually Feature Bitcoin

Earlier today, Andrew Aude, a Stanford Computer Science student, posted to twitter with pictures of Facebook Messenger's new P2P "FB Payments" functionality. Aude and other commentators likened Facebook's new payment system to SquareCash or Venmo. FB Payments has been in the making for a long time and has recently been revamped by Facebook's hire of David Marcus, former president of PayPal. David Marcus is an admitted supporter of Bitcoin and likely played an instrumental role in PayPal's warming up to Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin via Braintree. Since hiring Marcus, Facebook CEO Mark....


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Bitcoin may be the TCP/IP of money.

Paul Buchheit, Creator of Google’s Gmail Service