On December 17th, in China, some large user mobile phone chat tools, payment tools, have been implanted in cooperation with car service, in order to user resources
Facebook owns two world class chat tools, are independent operators WhatsApp, as well as the development of Messenger, Messenger has seven hundred million users.
According to the "USA Today" reported that Facebook and Uber have signed a cooperation relationship, the future in the Messenger client, users can use a variety of Uber car service, do not need to download and install the Uber client independently. This means that Uber will be able to enjoy the Messenger in the world's huge user resources.
This is also the field of mobile Internet two new and old
Obviously, the partnership will take full advantage of the current position of the chat user information. Both sides said this week, Messenger in the nation's major city chat users, will be able to use the tool to direct booking car Uber. In the next year, the cooperation between the two sides will also be extended to other countries and regions in the world.
On Wednesday, Facebook Product Manager Rosenberg (Seth Rosenberg) but also to the outside world demonstrates the details of this cooperation, such as mutual chat between friends decided to go to a restaurant, only need a simple operation a few clicks, you can call the Uber bus service.
In the past, Messenger users if you need to use the car, you must restart Uber and Lyft client on the mobile phone, more trouble.
An executive at Rahul Bijor Uber said the company responsible for the foreign cooperation, the company's goal is to consumers at any time as long as the existence of mobile car demand, it can be of service to show in front of them.
Uber's special services are numerous, it is necessary to point out that the shared car travel UberPool service is temporarily unavailable in the Messenger chat tool to achieve.
In order to encourage users to try new service, Uber said, Messenger users first use of the Uber bus service, will receive a maximum of $20 free service.
In the China market, similar mobile car into other popular APP cooperation has the largest Uber in It is quite common for, China partners is a web search engine Baidu, Uber services are implanted in the mobile phone software of Baidu.
Uber is the first global mobile travel market, let all the local service providers care-laden, implantation and Messenger cooperation, will help in countries continue to expand the share of various popular chat tools will also stimulate the mobile car service providers and local implanted cooperation.