If any of my friends need money..
..they can bloody well come and ask me to my face!
Facebook chumps can now send money to other Facebook chumps via the free content ad network's Messenger app. The company confirmed on Monday that the new peer-to-peer feature would be deployed initially in the US over the next few months. Facebook's money-transfer service offers to retain a user's Visa or MasterCard debit …
OK, I can accept that Facebook will probably keep the CC details secure but there's one gaping, huge monsterous gap in the plan...the fleshy thing with the account details! Given that 1/6th of the planet has an account on the ad network how many users have absolutely ridiculous passwords that anyone can guess the credentials for?
Auntie Gladys is not very tech savvy, she needed her nephew to set up the PC and the account and her nephew did his best to secure the passwords but when password change time came Gladys changed the password to something easy to remember. Now Gladys thinks it would be a great idea to send that £25 birthday pressie to her niece through Zuck's system. 2 days later Gladys CC is has been maxed out or her bank account has been cleaned!
These payment systems are kept in a secured environment that is separate from other parts of the Facebook network and that receive additional monitoring and control. A team of anti-fraud specialists monitor for suspicious purchase activity to help keep accounts safe.
Yes... I believe him. After all the data selling, scams going on in FB, and his personal belief in the users... Yeah.....
Since there's no BS icon... a pirate flag will have to do.
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