Uber app update will make it much easier to find your driver in crowded areas

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Ridesharing services like Uber have undeniably made getting around town easier, but there are unique circumstances when hailing a cab is decidedly more convenient. As a quick example, trying to find an ordered Uber after exiting a crowded event like a concert can often be an exercise in frustration. Even trying to link up with an Uber driver when on a crowded street can prove to be challenging at times.

In light of that, Uber earlier today announced a new set of tools as part of a broader effort to make pickups more efficient for both riders and drivers. One such tool is called "Spotlight" and enables users to light up their phone with a distinct color they can wave around so that a driver searching for them amid a swarm of people can pick them out of a crowd with ease. As Uber notes, drivers will receive a message as to what color they should be on the look out for.

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