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Facebook and Uber launch a new partnership

Posted by Dustin Robinson on December 18, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Originally published on CNNMoney on December 17, 2015 by Heather Kelly. 

It seems like an inevitable match.

Facebook, the world's largest social network with 1 billion users, is teaming up with Uber, the most valuable startup in the world valued at more than $50 billion.

Facebook is testing the ability to book an Uber car directly from inside the Messenger chat app. The new feature is the first transportation partnership for Messenger, but Facebook hopes to add other ride-hailing companies in the future. It is rolling out slowly to users in the United States at first.

 

Read the full story here: http://money.cnn.com/2015/12/16/technology/facebook-uber-messenger/