A new patent reveals that Facebook is currently investigating the market for a car-sharing platform.
We are already accustomed to using Facebook to create or join events, therefore coordinating a shared car trip should be no obstacle for the social media giants.
Facebook’s idea is to make the activity of car sharing into an event. Here you have a rough plan of how it could work:
As you can see, Facebook should be able to help you organize the details and even go as far to provide suggestions of who may wish to accompany you.
A month ago, the company announced its agreement with Uber that allows users to book a car using the Messenger app. In their statement, Facebook also hinted that they would look to add similar services in the near future.