Pay bills, shop, book tickets… indispensable WhatsApp just got even better

I bought a sandwich [with his Fitbit]… it worked like a charm!

Craig Wilson, Stuff

Soon you’ll pay your bills, shop and make bookings using WhatsApp.

Facebook – owner of WhatsApp – recently released the code which makes paying bills and shopping online possible.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Stuff Magazine Editor Craig Wilson.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

Samsung Pay has been slower to market than other parts of the world… Absa is first out of the gate, but Standard Bank is testing it as well…

Craig Wilson, Stuff

If you have a recent Samsung phone… if you bank with Absa or Standard Bank… you can set it [Samsung Pay] up for yourself…

Craig Wilson, Stuff

You can pay for parking in Cape Town using SnapScan…

Craig Wilson, Stuff

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