Facebook and Payments to Eventually Overlap, Says Mark Zuckerberg

Recently, it was announced that David Marcus, the man behind PayPal’s online-payments service, would be joining Facebook as its head of messaging.

At Facebook’s Q2 earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg commented on the company’s plans to monetize via payments. There will be some overlap between Messenger and payments, and it will be part of what will help drive overall success, he said.

  • The Messenger app processes 12 Bn messages a day and boasts 200 Mn monthly active users.

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