Facebook: Shuts down P2P Messenger payments in Europe

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Facebook: Shuts down peer-to-peer money transfers via Messenger in the UK and France on June 15

  • Users will still be able to make charitable donations through Facebook, but not able to exchange money with friends and family
  • They launched P2P payments in Europe in 2017, in response to a growing global demand for money transfers via mobile handsets
  • Facebook offered no reason for its decision to end the payments service in Europe
  • They work on its cryptocurrency that could enable to send money to each other
  • The users in the United States will still be able to use the payment system