Oh, it looks like Google Pay is randomly giving out free money to users right now.
I just opened Google Pay and saw that I had $46 in “rewards” that I received for “dogfooding the Google Pay Remittance experience.”
— Mishal Rahman (@MishalRahman) April 5, 2023
Dogfooding is a term used to describe the process of internally testing pre-release software, in which developers discover bugs while using their software in practice and releasing it to a wider audience. fix them before , however, the fact that the term was used in this context suggests that it was intended only to refer to internal Google accounts.
Customers who received cash received a message from Google confirming the error that had credited the funds to their accounts, and that the issue had been resolved and, Where possiblewas withdrawn from the credit account.
This is not the first time that money has suddenly become available to members of the public due to an issue or problem with the software, malware has also been a factor in the past.