NEW DELHI: Mumbai-based mobile commerce platform FreeCharge has announced that its users can now simply Whatsapp money to each other.
With this, Freecharge is expected to make digital payments convenient and frictionless for hundreds of millions of new users, given the huge popularity that WhatsApp* enjoys in India.
The engineering team at FreeCharge is continuously building new and innovative ways to make payments faster, convenient and frictionless. This recent innovation by Freecharge enables consumers on Android platform to use the Chat-n-Pay service to send and receive money in a secure way in less than 10 seconds through chat platforms like WhatsApp*.
Freecharge’s endeavor is to make social payments engaging, convenient and secure for consumers. With each new initiative Freecharge is well on its way to make digital payments an integral part of people’s daily lives.
Govind Rajan, COO, Freecharge said, “Social payments is a key pillar for a great customer experience and a stepping stone to building habit commerce. Today, we have taken social payments to the next level by enabling consumers to pay via social platforms like WhatsApp. We are confident that this step will make digital payments a part of daily life of Indians and Freecharge will be at the heart of it as the Payments Operating System for a Digital India.”