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Creepy Corporate Uber Employees Spied on Beyoncé

Members of staff at the company reportedly abused its "God View" tool.

by Lauren O'Neill
Dec 14 2016, 2:45pm

This article originally appeared on Noisey UK. 

Did you know that Uber employees have access to a private function which is known as "God View"? And doesn't "God View" sound incredibly fucking sinister – so sinister, in fact, that not even known non-human deity Beyoncé is immune to its wiles? 

It has recently come to light, during the civil court case brought against Uber by former employee Samuel Ward Spangenberg, that members of staff who had access to the "God View" feature sometimes used it to see clients' whereabouts. The groups most frequently observed comprised of "high-profile politicians, celebrities and even personal acquaintances of Uber employees, including ex-boyfriends/girlfriends, and ex-spouses", the Guardian reports. According to Spangenberg's testimony, Beyoncé was one of the celebrities being watched. 

So if you're planning on grabbing an Uber after your next big night out, better make sure you weren't anywhere you shouldn't have been first. Crawling into a taxi has never felt so dystopian!

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