Thursday, April 13, 2017

Call-in service for Uber rides is pissing off drivers, misleading seniors

GoGoGrandparent started with a simple goal: to make Uber accessible to seniors. According to Pew Research, only 27-percent of those over 65 had a smartphone (as of 2015). Without a smartphone, as you may have gathered, ordering an Uber is, or at least was, impossible. That’s where GoGoGrandparent came in. Founders Justin Boogaard and David Lung created the company after the former’s grandmother wanted to hail an Uber, but couldn’t without a smartphone. The wheels started turning, and collectively, the two strung together a scheme using a phone operator system that could book Uber rides for seniors — or others without…

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