Uber Ups Driver Security Checks With Selfies

Don’t be alarmed when your driver stops to take a selfie.

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Uber is introducing real-time ID checks, the company’s latest effort in ensuring secure rides. Utilizing Microsoft Cognitive Services, the new feature will randomly prompt drivers to share a selfie before going online to pick up passengers. This is aimed to reduce driver fraud, ensuring that the right driver is using someone’s profile. This also adds another layer of security for passengers. Learn more about the initiative here.

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