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    Facebook Messenger to launch in-app taxi booking and payments

    News in brief

    Facebook Messenger users across the US will soon be able to order and pay for an Uber taxi from within the chat app. “Within a conversation, tap the more menu and choose transportation,” Facebook says. “You can also search directly for Uber and tap the car icon to request a ride. For a limited time, you’ll get a free ride the first time you use this feature.” Payments are being processed by PayPal’s Braintree.

    Filed by Email Rian Boden nfcworld.com Published • Last updated 17 December 2015, 17:29

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