Can Facebook make mobile payments work?

The social network would like to see its one-click mobile payment service compete with the likes of PayPal and Amazon, but payments are about trust and that's where Facebook runs into trouble.

Facebook is quietly testing a new mobile feature that will provide users with a one-click payment service for mobile shopping applications. This makes sense, given the growth in mobile payment revenues, the size of Facebook’s mobile base, and the importance of mobile advertising to the social network. But the social network will need to surmount a couple of critical hurdles.

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