Uber Partners With Facebook Messenger

Uber Partners With Facebook Messenger
SHARE
THIS



Facebook and Uber have announced ‘Transportation on Messenger’, a new messenger feature which integrates ride-sharing services into its communications app.

The feature will make it easier to request an Uber ride without having to download an extra app or leave a conversation.

Seth Rosenberg, product manager said in a press release: “To get started, download the latest version of Messenger. Then, from within a conversation, tap the more menu and choose Transportation. You can also search directly for Uber – our first partner – and tap the car icon to request a ride. From there, you’ll receive updates on your driver’s status and notify your friends that you’ve called a ride.”

A representative from Uber said: “We’re excited to continue working with Facebook to find more ways to bring people together — and bring even more of the Uber experience to Messenger.”

This service is being test in the States, it will be available in Australia ‘soon’.

Please login with linkedin to comment

'Home Away From Home’ Online ads

Latest News