Besides chat, it is also money that will soon get exchanged through ‘Whatsapp
Already a major part of lives of Indians, the social media platform WhatsApp is giving final touches to providing a payment platform for its users.
Going by the media reports so far,the feature to enable fund transfers through chats.
The chat platform probably has one of the biggest user base in India and thus has plans to capitalize on it. thus due to to roll out this feature in the country first.
The new feature will be called WhatsApp Pay, is reportedly in its final testing phase. The Facebook-owned company has reportedly tied up with SBI, ICICI and HDFC as the bank partners for the feature, which will essentially work on a UPI based payment method.
The feature will also reveal a ‘Rupees’ symbol under the ‘Attachment’ option in a WhatsApp chat.
Using the Rupee symbol, users can transfer money via one-step simple process by entering the amount to be transferred and the required UPI.>