The fashion designer even wrote about one interaction where he had to “hide me from his chick” at a hotel. Both the companies have been locked in a battle for market share coming off the pandemic, when they had to tackle challenges such as driver shortages and rising costs. To make matters worse, she said, the incident took place during a month dedicated to celebrating sexual diversity. “It was a really terrible experience — and ironically occurred on a bright sunny day during pride month in New York City,” Iovine said. I didn’t feel comfortable with them,” Elbotari said. The driver said he asked them to stop kissing and lower the volume on their phones.

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And so, our ads business continues to outperform the targets that we laid out. Thank you for joining us today, and welcome to Uber’s fourth quarter 2022 earnings presentation. On the call today, we have Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi; and CFO, Nelson Chai.


Regarding Uber freight, so yes, we’re watching the same trends you are. Yes, we wish the freight numbers were better in the fourth quarter. But as you know, there’s a little bit of a cyclical nature to what’s going on more broadly in the industry. But it really is the San Francisco’s, Seattle’s, Portland’s, Los Angeles’s polish hearts register of our country on the West Coast that are trailing and are off the pace that we see pretty much everywhere else in the world. So we try to manage — we’re going to balance both the growth, as well as the margin and the profitability. And I don’t want to be too prescriptive in terms of exactly how — what we’re doing.

Mr. Khosrowshahi said in a statement that Uber would continue to be careful with spending. “We will maintain this rigor throughout 2023 and beyond to deliver healthy growth with minimal head count addition,” he said. Uber reported $8.6 billion in revenue in the last three months of 2022, a 49 percent increase from a year earlier, when the Omicron variant of the coronavirus dampened travel.

“I was hooking up with a tinder date in my room and I suddenly got nervous, so I pulled it to a screeching halt. To pass the time, I ended up making her watch me play Super Mario World. She was super chill like ‘oh don’t worry about it,’” a senior at Florida International University said. Seeing as how that’s a really, really uncomfortable situation to experience, let alone at 3 in the morning, Manuel says he jumped his ass right out of that damn car. Shady Uber drivers totally exist, but one particular driver in Chicago definitely just won the “Worst Uber Driver of All Time” award.

I would expect that upfront fare and destination will be rolled out in all of our markets globally by the end of the year, in markets in which we can roll it out. But again, I think insurance will continue to be the one item that we haven’t been able to optimize. And Dara spends a lot of time working with me and our teams on how we go do that. But if you think about every other line of our P&L, we’ve actually done a pretty good job in terms of driving efficiencies out, and we’ll continue to focus in on that. And for example, we see a much higher percentage of fulfillment rates than we did previously.

We stayed friends and continued to hook up often, but when he met a new lady that stopped – it was all amicable, but obviously, she wasn’t super comfortable with me being around, which I understand. I also started spending more time with work friends, and he just wasn’t that interested in our conversations, so we spent less and less time together. I tried to google stories about that from Uber drivers but can’t find any. I just want to know if all the cab myths about girls flirting is true or not. If you’re thinking this is all just an elaborate hoax by a spate of sexually frustrated Whisper users, we did too – and then we talked to the company.

The other accomplice, who was also in the minivan, jumped into the driver’s seat and sped off, according to the driver. The victim did not press criminal charges and declined to discuss the incident in detail. But the driver was apparently removed from the app after the company became aware of the incident.

The app became a darling to taxi users who were fed up with the high fares. Since then, Uber has been the go-to service when one needs to desperately move faster from one location to another without using public transport. It has revolutionized global taxi markets and has made it possible to request a cab with just the tap of a button. Since its inception in 2009, the company has been particularly questioned about its screening process, after several reported assaults by drivers. Uber, on the other hand, has defended itself claiming that drivers are independent contractors and not direct employees of Uber.