Brazil’s central bank authorises business payments on WhatsApp

Central Bank of Brazil
Central Bank of Brazil

The Central Bank of Brazil approved business payments via Meta’s WhatsApp on March 2, three years after the company found its cryptocurrency ambitions halted by US regulators. 

Mark Zuckerberg, Meta’s CEO said: “The central bank just authorised the launch of our new payment feature so people will be able to pay small businesses right on WhatsApp.” Users have been able to send personal payments to each other in Brazil since 2021. 

“Soon, WhatsApp users will be able to pay for products and

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