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Payment Apps 101: Is PayPal Safe?

PayPal has been around for more than two decades. It first launched in 1998 as Confinity and allowed people to send payments via email as early as 1999. By 2000, PayPal allowed people to make payments to eBay sellers and had around a million users. Today, 392 million people and businesses trust PayPal, sending more... Read More

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