TechCrunch reports that the company is presently testing a feature to allow some business accounts in the US and the UK to accept payments natively for booking restaurant tables; the same functionality will work for things like appointments at a salon, as well as tickets to events and movie screenings. As for shopping, the app already has ‘shoppable tags‘ on posts: merchants can tag items in pictures with a price and a link that takes you straight to the product page on their sites. It’s easy to see how this might eventually be upgraded to support payments for those products right within the app, instead of having users leave it and complete their transactions in a browser tab. Get the full story at The Next Web and TechCrunch