It is official, payments by WhatsApp will arrive in Mexico, thanks to a statement the company has revealed its plans to bring its payment system to our country, as previous reports had previously advanced.
However, WhatsApp itself has not shared much information about the arrival of payments on its platform to MexicoLikewise, they have not even disclosed the great detail of the exact date these new updates will be available.
Although, what the company of the telephone application did detail, is the importance that instant messaging platforms have acquired in recent years, and how “more and more people trust WhatsApp to do business“, as they themselves have let it be known.
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It is because of this that payments by WhatsApp will reach our country, as a way to expand the possibilities of users within its platform, both traditional users and business accounts that use the special “WhatsApp Business” application.
This will allow you not only to view product catalogs and place orders, such as shopping applications, but also make payments and different transactions, and all with the comfort of staying within WhatsApp.
And, according to the company, the deployment of these new functions will be carried out in the country in the coming months, which has users anxious and waiting for the content, since this period can include from next month, a couple of months or you can even wait a year.
To keep you in context, we will tell you: payments by WhatsApp were first launched in Brazil last June, however, after a very short period they were suspended by the Central Bank of Brazil due to the lack of the necessary regulations to operate in the Latin country.
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Although, now, with the promise of its arrival in the national territory, Mexico would become the second country to have payments by WhatsApp, unless India receives the pending approval, before in our country, and of course, hopefully in this On occasion, the competent authorities and those in charge of this new system may have each and every one of the details and necessary guidelines in place, so that the update is not affected, as happened in Brazil.
Finally, the executives of the WhatsApp company also mentioned that their application will allow their business users to manage their messages on the platform through Facebook, in order to allow the growth of small and medium-sized companies that rely on their internet telephony services. to offer their products.
Thanks to Facebook, an application that has been preparing the ground for expanding WhatsApp beyond conversations with family and friends, in combination with the launch of “WhatsApp Business” it was the clearest step, although it still has a long way to go to be a “all-in-one” tool in which companies can put their products on sale.
It could even be said that it is about the union of all the pieces that the company has been developing in the past, until the circle is closed and that a product can be bought directly on WhatsApp, from start to finish.
The application wants to increase the ways of consulting what products are available and facilitate purchases directly from a chat, that is, the idea is that WhatsApp is used as a communication platform between the buyer and the seller.
In addition, the novelty is that this catalog will not only be informative, but the buyer will be able to add a product to the cart and place the order directly from WhatsApp, the last link, payments on WhatsApp, have also been in preparation for some time, with WhatsApp Pay that we met at the beginning of the year.