As it arrives in New York City, Facebook Messenger's payments service has been tweaked to make it easier for friends to send money within conversations.
New Zealand's ASB has killed off a feature within its mobile banking app that lets customers pay friends through Facebook.
American Facebook users will soon be able to send money to each other through the social network giant's Messenger app.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has played down the value of payments to the social network, saying that it will partner with card firms and PayPal rather than try to build its own system.
Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) has introduced a 'Facebook branch', enabling customers to check their accounts and transfer funds from within the social network.
Facebook has built a feature that could soon let friends send money to each other through Messenger, screenshots posted by a Stanford University student suggest.
Already working with Twitter, startup Stripe has been named as the payments power behind Facebook's new 'buy' button.
Virtual Affairs launches its digital banking platform BankingRight at the Sitecore Symposium Barcelona tomorrow.
Facebook has begun testing a 'buy' button which lets users purchase products advertised on the social network. Meanwhile, Twitter is also stepping up its commerce game, acquiring payments outfit CardSpring.
PayPal president David Marcus has quit the eBay unit to run the mobile messaging business at Facebook.
© Finextra Research 2015