Google adds chat feature on its Tez payment app to tackle with Whatsapp and Paytm


Google announced to add chat feature on its payment app, Tez. Google Tez is ramping up to tackle with competition like Paytm and Whatsapp. The chat option is available for both android and ios users. You find the ‘chat’ option along with the ‘pay’ and ‘request’ option. The Tez app chat feature also has to block user option. The chat feature on Tez app intends to tackle with Whatsapp which, allows its users to send money and chat with the contact in the single window.
Paytm launched its inbox feature in November last year. The payment app allowed users to share photos, videos, and location along with chatting to your contacts. Tez app which has entered the digital payment space in India a little late has grown with a huge number of users within few months of its launch.
Whatsapp which is a chatting app enter into the digital payment space In February 2018. Whatsapp allows users to send money while chatting with contacts. It has also added features like live location, WhatsApp stories, business profiles, etc.
Google Tez focuses on engaging its users and to increase their user-base. Communicating with users while transferring money will give a benefit of acknowledging- whether the money has been received by the recipient or not.
The Tez app is following the path of WeChat, which is a one-stop app for all in China market. WeChat allows users to chat and transfer money within the app itself. It has also video calling, photo and video sharing option.