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PayPal and Venmo Debit and Credit Cards Gain Apple Wallet Support

PayPal has announced that users can now add their PayPal and Venmo credit and debit cards to Apple Wallet, while

Why is Twitter called X now? Here’s everything you need to know

Twitter is now called X, and it's been a messy rebrand. We're here to catch you up on why the rebrand happened and what it means.

If you use PayPal, your personal data may have been compromised

PayPal has recently suffered a massive data breach that might have left tens of thousands of users at risk of identity theft.

Apple Tap to Pay Integration Coming to PayPal and Venmo iOS Apps

The PayPal and Venmo iOS apps will soon offer Apple's Tap to Pay on iPhone functionality, allowing merchants that use

PayPal Announces Support for Safari Passkeys Feature

Popular payments service PayPal today announced that it is introducing support for passkeys, providing an easier and more secure login

How to get a PayPal debit or prepaid card

Use your PayPal Balance at physical stores with these cards.

Here’s why your PayPal payment is on hold

There are a few reasons why you haven't received your money yet.

Can you send money from PayPal to Cash App?

There's no direct way to do so.

How to dispute a charge on PayPal

There might be a long wait to get your money back.

How long does it take to receive a PayPal refund?

You will have to wait a few days before the money is returned.

Twitter’s Tip Jar helps you send money to users on the platform

If you’ve spent any time at all on Twitter, then I’m sure you’ve seen people posting their Venmo or Cash App asking for money. Even if you haven’t, you’ve most likely seen the hashtags trending on Cash App Fridays.Whether it’s someone needing money for an emergency, a creator asking for support from their fans, or just someone looking for a little birthday cash–there’s no shortage of people asking for money on Twitter.Now, Twitter is making it easier than ever to send money to people on the platform with its new Tip Jar feature that’s currently available via the Twitter app on Android and iOS. Additionally, Android users can also send money through Twitter Spaces.show your love, leave a tipnow testing Tip Jar, a new way to give and receive money on Twitter more coming soon… pic.twitter.com/7vyCzlRIFc— Twitter (@Twitter) May 6, 2021While you may be using Tip Jar to initiate the money transfer, Twitter itself is not handling the transaction, and it will get no cut from the transfer.Instead, Tip Jar allows users to add an existing payment service to their profile. Services currently supported include, Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal, and Venmo.Once a user adds one or more of these services to their account, an icon will appear to the left of the follow button when viewing their profile. Tapping on the button will display a menu allowing you to choose which service you want to use to send money, at which point you’ll be forwarded to the app to complete the transaction.Tip Jar is now available worldwide for English speakers, and it’s starting with a limited number of people, including creators, journalists, experts, and nonprofits. However, Twitter has plans to expand Tip Jar in the future to more users and languages.Huge heads up on PayPal Twitter Tip Jar. If you send a person a tip using PayPal, when the receiver opens up the receipt from the tip you sent, they get your *address*. Just tested to confirm by tipping @yashar on Twitter w/ PayPal and he did in fact get my address I tipped him. https://t.co/R4NvaXRdlZ pic.twitter.com/r8UyJpNCxu— Rachel Tobac (@RachelTobac) May 6, 2021Just a heads up though, it was soon discovered that sending money using PayPal would reveal your address to the person you are tipping. Something that was brought to attention by security expert Rachel Tobac.

Big phish: Report shows PayPal, Bank of America, Apple are top phishing targets

A new report out by Area 1 Security finds that PayPal is one of the largest targets for phishing attacks. Other brands that were on the list include Apple, Bank of America, and Microsoft.The post Big phish: Report shows PayPal, Bank of America, Apple are top phishing targets appeared first on Digital Trends.

PayPal to let you withdraw cash at Walmart, but there’s a catch

PayPal has teamed up with Walmart to allow its account holders to withdraw and deposit cash at the store. The service launches at all Walmart stores across the U.S. in early November, but there's a catch.The post PayPal to let you withdraw cash at Walmart, but there’s a catch appeared first on Digital Trends.

PayPal no longer the only payment system for eBay – Apple Pay is coming soon

PayPal no longer has a monopoly on eBay payment systems. The online retailer is officially exploring other options, and soon, you'll be able to buy home appliances, clothes, or even cars on eBay using Apple Pay.The post PayPal no longer the only payment system for eBay – Apple Pay is coming soon appeared first on Digital Trends.

Venmo will no longer let you pay or charge your friends on its website

If you're looking to Venmo your friend for that pizza you ate half most of, or need to send your monthly rent payment via the PayPal-owned peer-to-peer payments service, you'll now have to do it via mobile. Venmo is phasing out web support.The post Venmo will no longer let you pay or charge your friends on its website appeared first on Digital Trends.

You can now tip London buskers without handing over cash

London buskers are welcoming a new scheme that enables them to receive tips from passers-by using contactless cards and the like. Using supplied reader devices, the street performers can set a pre-defined amount that people pay.The post You can now tip London buskers without handing over cash appeared first on Digital Trends.