You Can Send Money To Your Friends Through Facebook Messenger Now

Facebook Messenger now lets you send payments to your friends—exactly as you would with Venmo or Paypal. Except it's way easier, because just about EVERYONE already has Facebook. » 3/17/15 3:54pm 3/17/15 3:54pm

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Venmo Froze This Woman's Account Because She Typed the Name "Ahmed"

The PayPal-owned app Venmo has very quickly become easiest way to pay back your friends if you don't have cash. It's lightweight, simple, frictionless, and it always works. Unless you have any Middle Eastern friends. » 10/15/14 6:07pm 10/15/14 6:07pm

Looks Like Facebook Messenger Is Prepping Friend-to-Friend Payments

Facebook Messenger has a friend-to-friend payment feature in the works, and it's already set up in the app. It's just not turned on for the general public. » 10/05/14 2:51pm 10/05/14 2:51pm

Is Digital Money the New Way to Buy Drugs?

I'm not gonna name names, but someone just mentioned paying for weed with a Square account. It'd be equally easy to use Paypal, Venmo, Bitcoin (RIP) or any of the myriad mobile payment systems that allow you to send money from your phone. » 9/29/11 5:23pm 9/29/11 5:23pm

7 Ways to Replace Your Wallet with Your Phone

You don't have a Nexus S 4G, or Sprint or the Citi Mastercard required for Google Wallet. But that doesn't you mean you don't wanna live in the future, using your phone to pay for stuff. Here's how to do that right now, no matter what phone you've got. » 9/20/11 2:00pm 9/20/11 2:00pm