Covid 19 pandemic has led to an increase in online transactions. Restrictions of the movement have made many people log into online platforms to shop. Jiji platform, as one of the leading online marketplaces in Kenya and beyond, has experienced a surge in the number of visitors. Many shoppers are logging into the platform to search for products. Also, sellers are visiting the Jiji website to upload their products.
Notably, cases of cybercrime have also increased.
Jiji platform, in response to the surge of cybercrime cases, has beefed up their website security. The firm’s country manager, Maksym Golubev, pointed out that they have a team of specialists who ensure their website users can sell and shop safely.
Jiji online platform will apply artificial intelligence and automated algorithms to detect any abnormal user behavior and block any suspicious user.
Buyers are warned against making prepayments and are encouraged to only pay for products on delivery. The platform is working closely with the police to ensure the crime perpetrators are brought to book. Also, victims of scams will get the necessary help.
With all the above online security measures, buyers and sellers will have the Jiji website as a safe platform to meet virtually, interact, and complete transactions without fear of scams.