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Is It Safe to Send Money Through Facebook Pay?

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Is It Safe to Send Money Through Facebook Pay?

Facebook announced Facebook Pay to ease up your Payments and Money Transfers in the Facebook Ecosystem with service like any other payment app such as GooglePay, PhonePay, Paytm. 

Like anything online, however, there remains a small chance that your safety may become compromised. Facebook employs several safeguards to secure your money and financial information when you send funds through its services.

Cybercriminals and hackers can be cognitive that has led to enormous online security breaches at small, medium and big businesses. 

Like others, Facebook has arrived with an ingenious idea that is you can send money via messenger app. Messenger is a chat app and platform of Facebook, which is launched in 2008, the company revamped its messaging service in 2010, and subsequently released standalone iOS and Android apps in August 2011 and standalone Facebook Portal hardware for Messenger-based calling in Q4 2018.

Sounds Incredible, Amazing, WOW

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Do you know how Facebook Pay works?

Wait Wait Wait don’t go anywhere, I know you are so excited to know how to use it? 

Let’s see, how it works?

Facebook provides a feature that allows users to send and receive money through the messenger app.

 You have to follow the following steps 

1) Open the messenger app

2) Open the friend's chat 

3) Click the dollar icon to proceed money sending procedure

4) Enter Debit Card Number or Paypal Information, Which may be stored in system or app for future use.

5) Enter the amount that you wish to send to your pal via Facebook Pay and submit it. 

If you follow all these steps and keep an eye on your bank account or credit card balance, then you should be safe.


 Don’t go transferring money on communal work machines, public computers, or friends’ devices.


How to avoid money transfer scams?

In the digital transformation world, everything are online. Did you notice your online transaction is safe or not? As we know, because this is the Internet, no information is ever 100% safe, regardless of the security measures in place.

Password-protecting your computer and mobile devices helps prevent unauthorized users from accessing them and wreaking havoc. Installing a robust antivirus or anti-malware program enables you to detect threats such as keystroke loggers, which record the keystrokes you make to a log file that gets sent to an unauthorized third party.

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Facebook's software facilitates the money transfer, acting as a conduit between the user's bank and another bank for the payee. The software also gives the transaction extra layers of security to prevent hackers from compromising either party's financial information.  

Some Tips on Safety Transferring Money 

First and foremost, you have to ensure that your computer or mobile device is secure before you even worry about the transaction itself. To start, make sure your operating system and any software or applications that may be involved in the financial transaction are up-to-date. If you’re on a traditional computer, make sure that you’re working with the latest version of Windows or OS X or any other operating system. For Windows, you should set the updates to install automatically. For a Mac, just keep your eyes on the App Store icon and install any update as soon as possible when one becomes available. 

Mobile Devices are a bit different. You have to know that you are working with up to date operating system. So, go ahead and make sure that applications are completely updated. In fact, while you’re at it, you may as well update all your other apps as well, because it’s always possible for an attacker to achieve device-access through some other vulnerable application. 

Securing the Web

Once you’ve decided on your service, make sure it offers strong encryption. Look at the address bar and make sure you see the padlock and ‘HTTPS,’ because you want to make sure that you are transmitting any information over an encrypted channel. You may even want to examine the certificate, though your browser likely does that for you, so long as you are up-to-date. Beyond that, just look out for shady banner advertisements that may constitute adware and attempt to steal information from your browser sessions. This is why it’s doubly important to choose a reliable payment service.

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Any online transaction needs user authentication information that may be stored in your system for future use. Make sure that your system login id and password should be strong. Not only strong but also very strong to alleviate cyber attacks or avoid money transfer scams.  

Hackers are too ingenious, they know how to unveil vulnerability from the system to steal the user's imperative or confidential data. So you should be aware of all the above instructions.

 If you follow the instructions, you should be safe. 

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