Meta’s WhatsApp will allow crypto payments through Novi wallet in U.S.

A 3D printed WhatsApp logo and keyboard buttons are placed on a computer motherboard in this illustration taken January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Dado RuvicDec 9 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc’s (FB.O) cryptocurrency wallet, Novi, will allow users to send and receive money through the social media giant’s messaging app, WhatsApp.The pilot program is open to a limited number of people in the United States, Novi head Stephane Kasriel said in a tweet late on Wednesday.Using Novi does not change the privacy of WhatsApp personal messages and calls, he said.Meta Platforms, formerly Facebook, has been working on the wallet app …
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