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Here’s what happens when you press ‘buy’ on your phone

Mobile shopping is easy — so easy in fact that almost a third of all U.S. online shopping happens on mobile devices.

But don’t be fooled: Though it takes just a few seconds from hitting the buy button to seeing the confirmation page for that snazzy pair of shoes — in that time your order has traveled thousands of miles through airwaves, internet cables and humming data centers, passing through several intermediaries that help make the magic of mobile payments a reality. We partnered with Braintree to show you what really happens when you use your phone to make a mobile payment.


intricate journey of mobile payment

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