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Uber to require mask selfies for riders who haven’t been covering up

Uber to require mask selfies for riders who haven’t been covering up

Uber drivers have long had to take a selfie to show they’re wearing a mask before accepting rides. Now the same scanning software will be used on  passengers.

By the end of September in the U.S. and Canada, Uber passengers that have been flagged for not wearing a mask will have to scan their face through the app before they can request another ride. The scanning tech will come to Latin America and other countries after the North America rollout, Uber announced Tuesday.

Uber enforced the mask policy for both drivers and riders back in May. All drivers and delivery workers have to take a mask selfie before working. Since May, 3.5 million drivers for Uber and Uber Eats have scanned more than 100 million mask verifications. Read more…

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