There are millions of items for sale on eBay, but the only way you can make payments is through PayPal. With PayPal, buyers can send money to sellers virtually, with no personal checking, debit card, or credit card numbers involved. PayPal is considered a safe, widely accepted, and seamless way to pay for items online.
In 2015, PayPal and eBay turned into independent companies. According to eBay, both companies were going to benefit from the separation. PayPal and eBay People outside the eBay were sure the separation would be beneficial for both companies. They believed not much would change from the consumer or merchant perspective. Moreover, it was expected that