Payments via Facebook Messenger are now available to users in the U.K. (in pounds) and France (in Euros).
The social network also announced that suggestions from M, its virtual digital assistant, are available for the first time ever in France and for payments-related tasks in the U.K.
This week’s launch marks the first expansion of Messenger peer-to-peer payments outside of the U.S., and the features will be rolled out to all users in those two countries “in the coming weeks.”
Facebook provided the following instructions for sending payments via Messenger in a blog post:
To send money:
- Start a message with a friend.