Facebook teams up with Uber to make hailing a ride super simple

Facebook has teamed up with Uber, meaning you can now hail a ride straight from Facebook’s private messaging app, Messenger.

At the moment the new feature is only available in the United States, but Facebook has said it will be rolled out to other countries very soon.

The new partnership means you can actually request a ride, track your driver and pay for that ride all within Messenger, all you have to have is an Uber account!


PHOTO: Facebook Newsroom

PHOTO: Facebook Newsroom

People can access the feature by tapping the “transportation” menu tab during message exchanges with friends.

This is how it works: