Users also switch listed gender to male after the stabbing to death of a 21-year-old and revelations that drivers review female users for their appearance
Women using China’s largest ride-hailing platform, Didi Chuxing, are changing their profile photos after the death of a female passenger and revelations that drivers have been reviewing female users based on their appearance.
Last week Didi apologised and closed its ride-sharing service, Hitch, after a 21-year-old woman was found dead, half naked with more than 20 stab wounds, in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. Police suspected her driver, a 27-year-old man whose body was found in a river in the same city at the weekend. Didi said the man had stolen the profile of his father to use the app.