Posted by & filed under FaceBook, rideshare, Uber.

Description: A patent application published Thursday reveals that Facebook (FB, Tech30) is looking to get into ridesharing.

Source: CNN Money

Date: January 28, 2016

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People are already accustomed to creating, discovering and RSVPing to events on the social network. But Facebook’s event feature could soon get even more useful: The company is looking to help users share cars, or find a travel buddy, to get to those events.

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Questions for discussion:

1. Do you already use Uber?

2. What kind of customer incentives would Facebook need to employ in order for people to favor their ridesharing service over others?

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