Uber now offers a "walking buddy" service.
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A screenshot from the Uber app featuring a 'walking buddy' service is circulating on social media.
Others posted the screenshot, inquiring for details on how to work with Uber.
Misbar investigated the claim and found it to be satirical.
The circulating screenshot is fabricated.
Uber Has No “Walking Buddy”
The Uber "walking buddy" claim emerged for the first time in 2020.
In 2020, Uber's official Twitter account satirically quote retweeted the fabricated screenshot.
Conor Ferguson, an Uber spokesperson, also refuted the circulating claim to Lead Stories and Reuters.
Despite the fact that the screenshot was shared on Twitter in jest, some users began searching for it as a new job.
Misbar came across a couple of social media users who were serious about becoming a "walking buddy."
Uber is a 2009-founded transportation company with an app that lets customers order a ride and drivers set up fares and collect payment. Uber is a ridesharing company that specifically employs independent contractors as drivers.
Uber also offers food delivery service, freight services, and delivery services.