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Here’s How You Can Find Out What Your Uber Driver Thinks Of You

Software engineer Aaron Landy worked out a neat hack, so passengers can find out their own ratings. Update: The hack has been taken down.

update

Late Sunday night, Uber changed the website so that this hack was no longer accessible. No fun, Uber.

Uber relies on a system that allows driver and passenger to rate one another, and while passengers can see drivers’ ratings, they can’t see their own.

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Until now! Developer Aaron Landy figured out a neat hack which you can try out here:

1. Log into your account on Chrome and then open console by pressing CMD + Option + J on Chrome.

2. Then paste this Javascript code into the console:


if(window.Uber.pingData === false) { location.reload(); } else { alert(“Name : ” + window.Uber.pingData.client.firstName + ” ” + window.Uber.pingData.client.lastName + “\nEmail : “+ window.Uber.pingData.client.email + “\nPassenger rating is : “+ window.Uber.pingData.client.rating); }

3. After the code is pasted, the window will reload. Leave the console open and repaste the Javascript code, which should yield a pop-up window with your rating:

Many people on Twitter were excited to share their ratings:

Although some people were too scared to find out their scores:

And some people were very understanding of why their ratings were so low:

While other people were disappointed to find out their scores weren’t higher:

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