Uber launches 'Quiet Mode' for some riders when they want to keep conversation to a minimum

While some people are just naturally sociable and have no problems chatting with everyone about anything and everything, others aren’t. In fact, some might find it uncomfortable making small talk with strangers. The good news is that if you’re not a fan of chatty Uber drivers, you can make your preferences known.Uber has announced the launch of a new feature called Quiet Mode. This is a feature that will be free to users, but only applicable towards Uber Black and Uber Black SUV premium rides. Users will be able to choose between a “Quiet preferred” mode, “happy to chat”, or select “No preference” if they don’t really care.Speaking to TechCrunch, Uber product manager Aydin Ghajar said, “We’re looking to create more differentiation between the premium products and the regular products to encourage more trips.” Ghajar adds that apparently quiet mode “is something that people have been asking for for a long time”.It seems that t

Uber launches 'Quiet Mode' for some riders when they want to keep conversation to a minimum

Users will have to pay a little extra to take advantage of the new tool, called 'Quiet Mode,' is only available for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV premium rides, which are more expensive.

Wed 15 May 19 from Daily Mail

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