1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks

Uber will soon require passengers to take a selfie in the app to prove they are properly wearing a mask if they have previously violated the policy.
0:55 | 09/01/20

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Transcript for 1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks
Uber announcing a change to make sure riders are wearing masks. Our transportation correspondent gio Benitez is here. Gio, selfies for safety. Reporter: Good morning. Uber wants picture proof all riders are wearing a mask. The company will soon require passengers to take a selfie in the app if they previously violated the policy. "Gma" is getting an exclusive first look. Let's show you how it works right now. Riders with past violations will see this screen. Activating the selfie cam. It scans your face for a mask and even be able to tell if the mask isn't covering your nose. Uber says it is not using biometric information from your face and will store it for four days juice in case there are any complaints filed. Uber revealing if passengers repeatedly violate that mask policy, they will be banned. This new program launches in just a few weeks. Amy. All right, gio, thank you.

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