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Why Apple Pay Is the Highest-Rated Mobile P2P Payment Service

“In light of the quick rise of P2P—and its potential financial and privacy risks—Consumer Reports tested five mobile P2P services to see how they stacked up for user protections. In our first-ever test-based ratings of P2P mobile services, CR rated Apple Pay the highest overall, with excellent or very good marks in the key consumer-protection measures of payment authentication and data privacy. Apple’s overall rating was significantly higher than for the other services we tested: Venmo, Square’s Cash App, Facebook P2P Payments in Messenger, and Zelle.”