Facebook has introduced a new mobile payments system for mobile web apps which is a smooth two-step payment process. Earlier the flow for mobile payments was long, with a total of up to seven steps, including SMS verification.
This low friction (two steps) carrier billing is available to the majority of wireless carriers in the U.S. and U.K. as well as in more than 60 countries around the world
So you wonder how is the new payment flow? Here is what the Facebook developers blog say:
The payment flow is simple. Users who want to pay for a virtual or digital good in a mobile web app open the payment dialog and confirm their purchase. This payment flow requires no typing and looks like this:
Developers who already integrated Facebook Payments on the mobile web don’t need to do anything to benefit from this new flow. Mobile web developers interested in adding Facebook Payments to their mobile website can integrate through our payments API.
Source: Facebook Developers Blog[divider]