Snapchat Installs PayPal: Planning Mobile Commerce Feature?

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Snapchat Installs PayPal: Planning Mobile Commerce Feature?

Engineers building the popular Snapchat app have recently added the PayPal software development kit (SDK) to both their iOS and Android apps, according to mobile intelligence service MightySignal.

“Curiously, we noticed Snap recently installed the Paypal SDK, one of the most commonly used payment processing SDKs, in both its iOS and Android apps,” MightySignal CEO Shane Wey posted on the company’s blog.

Just today, of course, Apple announced person-to-person payments through Messages, the iOS messaging app, at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Snapchat announced a similar feature in 2014 call Snapcash, but the offering has not really caught fire.

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