About two years have passed since Facebook introduced the Donate Now donation button in the United States, allowing users to give money to charities and non-profit organizations directly through the social media platform. Earlier this year, Facebook expanded its profile to cover personal donations as well , And now the social media giant announced that these features will be launched throughout the UK and Europe.
According to the ENGADGET website, charities in the UK, Ireland, Spain, France and Germany will test Facebook tools, beginning at the end of September, which will allow them to accept donations directly without sending users away from Facebook, according to The Guardian. Ten more countries in October.
Facebook has not yet made this tool available to everyone. It will be limited to charities and nonprofit organizations only, rather than allowing anyone to raise money, which is different from what is available in the United States of America now.