Google Pay distributed cash by mistake

Here's a good reason to use Google Pay: Google can send you money.

Many users they mention that Google mistakenly deposited cash into their accounts – anywhere from $10 to $1.000.

Ο researcher Mishaal Rahman saw the error happening on his account and shared the details on Twitter.gpay

The cash came through Google Pay's "rewards" program.

Just like a credit card, which gives bonuses after your purchases, Google also started handing out money.

Several screenshots show users receiving a lot of money as a “Reward” with a description message that said “dogfooding the Google Pay Remittance experience.” “Dogfooding” is a technical term for “internal beta testing pre-release software”, so the money the company was handing out should have gone to Google employees and/or certain testing partners.

However, too many ordinary users received this message as well as the wrong payments.6

Of course the company apologized and got their money back. The Best Technology Site in Greecegns

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