PayPal peer-to-peer (P2P) payments can now be sent in Facebook Messenger. The service will begin to roll out to customers in the United States starting today, PayPal COO Bill Ready said in this morning’s blog post.
Payments can be made with Facebook chat extensions, a feature brought to Messenger earlier this year.
“When composing a message in Messenger with one person, or even a group, people can tap on the blue plus icon, and then select the green Payments button to quickly send or request money,” Ready said. “People can then choose PayPal as their funding source when making a P2P payment with their Messenger contacts.”