WhatsApp Pay Reaches 100% of Brazilians In Just Three Months

whatsapp: The beginning of May, whatsapp launched its payment platform, whatsapp Pay. This Tuesday (29), the company announced that the resource reached 100% of Brazilians almost three months after its launch. To celebrate the milestone, the messenger prepared an unusual meeting between Mark Zuckerberg and one of the idols of world football, Pelé.

In the video, the former player says: “WhatsApp has finally launched its payment service in Brazil. Let me call a friend who sure knows how to use it. Watch the full meeting:

How WhatsApp Pay works

whatsapp payment function can be used for transfers with prepaid, debit cards or multiple cards with debit function without paying any fees. Please note that the card must be issued by one of the participating banks or partners (Banco do Brasil, Banco Inter, Bradesco, Itaú, Mercado Pago, Next, Nubank, Sicredi and Woop).

To use it, you just need to add the card issued by one of the banks once. In terms of security, the company claims that the user can only approve financial activities with a Facebook Pay PIN or mobile phone biometrics. In addition, card data is secured with encryption.

Check out four tips to protect yourself while using whatsapp Pay.

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