American worldwide online payments system

PayPal is a website that allows the transfer of money among people, via web services and email. The money can be deposited into a bank account. PayPal was owned by eBay, from 2002[1][2] to 2015,[3] and can be used in more than 200 countries.[4]


  1. Wolverton, Troy (October 3, 2002). "It's official: eBay weds PayPal". CNET News. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. Matt Richtel (9 July 2002). "EBay to Buy PayPal, a Rival in Online Payments". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  3. Seetharaman, Deepa; Mukherjee, Supantha (30 September 2014). "EBay follows Icahn's advice, plans PayPal spinoff in 2015". Reuters. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  4. "PayPal Global - All countries and markets - PayPal". PayPal. Retrieved 28 March 2017.

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