Uber ‘Compliments’ let riders tell drivers thank you


Uber has released a new in-application aspect that looks a bit pointless, but that’ll likely enchantment to shy riders: a way to ping the trip’s driver with a thank-you for a occupation well done. When a rider chooses to use this aspect, the driver will obtain a notification on their mobile phone permitting them know the rider was pleased…and, if nothing else, it’ll take a load off their intellect about what form of rating the rider gave them.

Of study course, the least difficult way to thank your driver for the trip is to merely notify them thanks when it’s around, but if you’re far too shy to do that, you can now just faucet the “Give a compliment” selection when rating the driver. Although it’s a little gesture, it likely will make drivers really feel good to see it pop up, and it only normally takes an added two monitor faucets out of your working day. The screenshots underneath clearly show how it is effective:

When it’s time to amount the driver, you can faucet the “+” button, then choose a set compliment like “Excellent Service,” “Expert Navigation,” “Entertaining Driver,” and “Great Discussion.” It appears the compliments you leave may well also be obvious in your rider’s profile for later on perusal, exhibiting how a lot of of every kind you have remaining.

The screenshots Uber shared also clearly show that every despatched compliment has a small “received” flag that allows you know when the driver appears to be like at it. Just one could criticize this as a additional widening of the electronic chasm cutting down good ol’ human interaction, but irrespective you should see the new aspect look once you update the application.

Resource: Uber Weblog