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Author Topic: Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal  (Read 3721 times)

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Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal
« on: February 13, 2011, 01:26:01 AM »
PayPal now officially supports 3 types of micropayments, which include (1) one-time micropayments, (2) pay-as-you-go, and (3) subscription models. One can make payments with two clicks of a mouse without leaving the vendor's website. See this Yahoo news article for more information.

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Re: Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011, 03:46:54 AM »
YES~!

That's good to see. I think I need to redo some stuff now. :)
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Re: Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011, 05:05:24 AM »
Very cool -- thanks for the heads up  :up:

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Re: Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 04:12:22 PM »
What about a community site, where micro-payments are made to (potentially) many different users? Is "PayPal Digital Goods" a suitable choice for such a scenario?

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Smartphones get NFC chips for wireless credit card payments
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2011, 02:57:42 PM »
Instead of using your credit or debit smart card to pay with, Near Field Communications (NFC) chips are now being added to smartphones. It's estimated the new smartphones coming out at the end of 2011 (iPhone 4 maybe) will have them. The Google's Nexus S already does. Now we need to encourage PayPal to process these wireless NFC transactions.

Read about NFC chips in cell phones.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2011, 02:59:16 PM by superticker »

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Re: Micropayments now officially supported by PayPal
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2011, 08:46:20 PM »
PayPal now officially supports 3 types of micropayments, which include (1) one-time micropayments, (2) pay-as-you-go, and (3) subscription models.

Though the manner of doing this is a little different than before, it's worth noting all of the ways listed above were already supported by paypal; this is more of a cosmetic change than a new feature, i.e. I have pay-as-you-go on one service and a subscription on another service currently, and I never have to visit the paypal site to do anything with either of these services.