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0/ Some interesting information on the FAQ page of Calibra 👇

#Facebook #Libra #Calibra #Blockchain
1/ What do I need to get started?

When Calibra is available, you will need a government-issued ID to sign up for an account. Identity verification is important to comply with laws and prevent fraud, so you know people are who they say they are.
2/ Where will I be able to use Calibra?

Available as a standalone app in the App Store and Google Play. You'll also be able to use Calibra directly in your WhatsApp and Messenger apps, so you can send and receive money as easily as you message friends, family, and businesses.
3/ What can I use Calibra for?

To send money to anyone, anywhere in the world. Calibra is designed for Libra, a new global currency. Because the value of Libra is stable, you can also save your money in Calibra and use it to pay for everyday txns (e.g., buying ☕️ or taking 🚅).
4/ Will Calibra charge fees?

Transaction fees will be low-cost and transparent, especially if you're sending money internationally. Calibra will cut fees to help people keep more of their money.
5/ What countries is Calibra available in?

Our goal is to make Calibra available to everyone, anywhere in the world. We are working to bring Calibra to as many countries as possible, as soon as we can.
6.1/ Can I use my local currency in Calibra?

Calibra is designed for Libra, so when you send, spend, or save your money, you'll be using Libra. You can convert your local currency into Libra to add money to your wallet, and convert it back to withdraw.
6.2/ When converting your local currency to or from Libra, the app will show you the exchange rate so you know exactly what you'll get.
7.1/ How will you prevent fraud?

All accounts and transactions are verified, and fraud prevention is built in throughout the app. Accounts are verified with government-issued ID, so you know people are who they say they are.
7.2/ Facebook and WhatsApp account information are also used when available to verify identity and prevent fraud. Calibra also has in-app reporting and dedicated customer service. In the rare event of unauthorized fraud, you will receive a full refund.
8/ How will you keep my information safe?

Your transaction activity is private and we will never post it publicly.
9/ Can I still use Calibra if I don't have a Facebook, WhatsApp, or Messenger account?

Yes, you can sign up for Calibra by verifying your identity using a government-issued ID.
10/ What's the relationship between Calibra and Facebook?

The Calibra company is a subsidiary of Facebook, Inc. Calibra operates independently from Facebook.
11/ Can businesses use Calibra?

Calibra v1 will support P2P payments and a few other ways to pay such as QR codes which small merchants can use to accept payments in Libra. Over time there'll be many others including in-store payments, integrations into PoS systems, and more.
12/ What is Libra?

A global cryptocurrency built on the foundation of a blockchain (the Libra Blockchain). Libra is fully backed by the Libra Reserve, a collection of currencies and other assets used as collateral for every Libra created, building trust in its intrinsic value.
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