eBay Takes on Western Union
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We suppose that you can’t really blame a company for pushing their own products, but still, it seems just a tad disingenuous for eBay to offer a “safety tip” which amounts to dissing the competition, and hawking their own services.

Recently eBay began displaying the following message to their users, which reads:


“Safety Tip: Never use Western Union to pay on eBay – you can’t confirm who picks it up. Paypal has up to $200 in buyer protection.”

Of course, Paypal is owned by eBay – and, need we say it? Western Union isn’t.

Here’s how the message appeared in eBay accounts:

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No Western Union

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