Brazilian ride-hailing app 99, a wholly owned unit of China’s Didi Chuxing, has partnered with Facebook to enable users to order rides through the WhatsApp messaging app, Reuters reported. The alliance with WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, could help 99 compete better against market leader Uber in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy. In Brazil, WhatsApp has 120 million active users,...
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