WhatsApp users may soon have to verify their identity to make payments

  • WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in India and in addition to chats and calls, the Facebook-owned company has also been working on WhatsApp Pay, its payments offering for some time now.
  • WhatsApp received the nod from the National Payments Corporation of India last year and has been rolling payments in a phased manner.
  • As per an APK teardown done by XDA Developers, WhatsApp may soon ask users to verify their identity if they wish to continue using payments.


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