Uber desperately trying to restore its Reputation

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File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign in Frankfurt, September 15, 2014. A Frankfurt court earlier this month instituted a temporary injunction against Uber from offering car-sharing services across Germany. San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to summon taxi-like services on their smartphones, offers two main services, Uber, its classic low-cost, limousine pick-up service, and Uberpop, a newer ride-sharing service, which connects private drivers to passengers - an established practice in Germany that nonetheless operates in a legal grey area of rules governing commercial transportation. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

Uber has added “tipping” to their service application, maybe in attempt to regain a positive outlook from customers after many instances of bad publicity, including being sued by a client who got raped using their service. This same client who has chosen to go by “Jane Doe” has sued them again for intrusion into private affairs, publicly disclosing private facts and defamation.

The company has also launched a 180 days of change initiative, where Uber will be releasing changes to the app & service in order to make work less stressful and more worthwhile for the Uber driver.

 

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