Rideshare programs such as Uber and Lyft have blown up across the nation, putting serious pressure on traditional taxi services.
According to a leaked screenshot of Uber’s dashboard, it seems that they’re doing over $1 BILLION in gross bookings these days, which is astronomical. If you’re not familiar with Uber, it’s a rideshare service (like Lyft), where drivers are able to sign up as chauffer’s and use their own cars in place of taxis. But the two services are so damn massive at this point, I’d be shocked if I had to explain it to any of you.
Popularity aside, I learned something new about the rideshare services today from the geniuses at the secret sharing app Whisper. They passed along 15 confessions from both drivers and riders, some based on experience and some living within the realm of fantasy. After initially scrolling through them I’ll be the first to admit I’m astonished at just how many people are knocking boots in the rideshare world, but you’ll see what I mean in just a moment….