clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Square Cash Adds a Cool Feature That Still Won't Make It Any Money

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Square Cash, the payment service that lets you send money to others via email messages, said on Thursday that users can now start requesting payments from one or more people simply by sending a single email to all of their email addresses and entering “” into the CC field. People seeking payment from multiple people at one time via one email can only request the same amount from each email recipient, with the amount being entered into the subject field. Square Cash’s request function is free, like the money-sending feature, and is also available through the Square Cash app.

This article originally appeared on

Sign up for the newsletter Today, Explained

Understand the world with a daily explainer plus the most compelling stories of the day.