Unreleased feature in Uber app will let you audio record rides if you feel ...

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Uber is testing a tool that lets passengers record audio from a ride if they feel unsafe - as developer discovers unreleased feature in the app's Safety Toolkit New feature could help riders document improper driver conduct The recorded audio would be sent to Uber for review  The option is built into the Safety Toolkit in the Uber app Uber has yet to confirm any plans to release the tool 

By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com

Published: 00:07 BST, 2 October 2019 | Updated: 00:07 BST, 2 October 2019

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Uber customers who feel unsafe during a ride may soon be able to record audio and share it with Uber during a ride. 

A new 'Record Audio' feature has been uncovered in the app's Safety Toolkit, which is said to let riders document the audio of a ride if a driver is acting inappropriately.  

The news comes during a time when Uber is under microscope for its lack of safety concerns. 

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Hong Kong-based coder Jane Manchun Wong reverse engineered the newest feature being tested for Uber's Safety Kit, an option that will allow passengers who feel unsafe during their ride to record audio and send it to Uber for review.

Hong Kong-based coder Jane Manchun Wong reverse engineered the newest feature being tested for Uber's Safety Kit, an option that will allow passengers who feel unsafe during their ride to record audio and send it to Uber for review.

Hong Kong-based coder Jane Manchun Wong reverse engineered the newest feature being tested for Uber's Safety Kit, an option that will allow passengers who feel unsafe during their ride to record audio and send it to Uber for review, Digital Trends reported. 

Last year, Uber announced a partnership with background check providers Checkr and Appriss after criticism

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