GCash has partnered with Facebook to make money transactions easier compared to before. Filipinos can soon pay their bills, buy prepaid load, and send money to family and friends through Facebook Messenger. This new feature will be launched and will be accessible to the people really soon.
In terms of transforming mobile phones into virtual wallets, GCash is one of the leading companies that keeps finding innovative ways to expand its services to the public. GCash recognized that not many Filipinos has debit accounts, and has taken recognitionof the unique opportunities that Messenger possess. GCash is now easier to connect to basically anyone who has a Facebook Messenger account.
“This integration with Messenger represents an exciting new way to reach the unbanked in the Philippines.” said Albert Tinio, President and CEO of GCash. “We want everyone to enjoy cashless convenience on their mobile phones, and we think that these new tools will improve the financial lives of our customers.”
“We’re excited to work with GCash to give Filipinos new tools to access their money using Messenger,” said Facebook Product Manager Ginger Baker. “Our goal is to amplify the reach and impact of providers like GCash by enabling tools that allow them to connect people with the services and friends they care about.”
People in the Philippines regularly connect with friends and family to send money and pay bills. However, according to the World Bank, less than one-third of Filipinos currently have an account for financial transactions. As one of the most popular messaging apps in the Philippines, Messenger offers an easy way for people to create a new account for daily transactions. Through GCash’s partnership with Facebook, regardless of whether they have a bank account or a mobile money account, Filipinos will have an easy option for paying bills on Messenger, and will soon be able to send money to friends and family as well.
Using GCash on Messenger is simple. People can also buy discounted prepaid load on their phone anytime, anywhere, directly in Messenger.
To get started, search for GCashOfficial on Messenger on Android.
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