- A supply driver says a viral video the place he left a notice for a buyer asking them to tip was pretend.
- In line with the New York Publish, the motive force uploaded a TikTok the place he mentioned he did not truly depart the notice.
- On the time of writing, the TikToker’s account was personal and his movies have been unavailable.
A supply driver mentioned his viral video where he said he left a note at a customer’s door asking them to tip was a stunt, in keeping with the New York Publish.
The DoorDash supply driver, who goes by @frenchfrythug and is now personal on TikTok, beforehand advised Insider he left a note at a DoorDash customer’s house asking them to tip.
Within the video, the TikToker confirmed and recited a notice that said: “If you cannot afford to tip then it’s best to go decide it up your self. Who do you assume you might be to order meals and have somebody come and produce it to your door for FREE? FOR FREE?”
A picture of the letter the TikToker mentioned he left a buyer.
The TikToker beforehand advised Insider that he had left the notice on the buyer’s door to “make a press release.” In line with New York Publish’s reporter David Meyer, the TikToker has since mentioned that the notice was a part of a stunt.
On Saturday, @frenchfrythug uploaded a video the place he mentioned “Amy is actual, she’s an actual recurring non-tipper, however I didn’t depart the notice at Amy’s factor,” in keeping with the New York Publish.
On the time of writing, @frenchfrythug’s account was personal, so Insider was not capable of view his movies. He didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.
The TikToker continued within the video, in keeping with the New York Publish: “I’m a troll. I used to be joking, the web took it very critically and that is okay.”
A DoorDash spokesperson beforehand advised Insider that “this conduct is clearly inappropriate and has no place on the DoorDash platform. We’re wanting into this incident and can take applicable motion.” The corporate didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for touch upon this story.
Since importing the video, the supply driver has sparked a dialog on tipping. Hundreds of commenters have debated whether or not or not folks ought to tip on supply orders.
Screenshots from the TikToker’s unique video.
Insider has beforehand spoken to food-delivery drivers who mentioned that suggestions make up a good portion of their earnings.
DoorDasher Mike Hayes previously told Insider that “suggestions are our livelihood since we do not rely upon the DoorDash base pay.”
The bottom pay is the assured quantity a DoorDash supply individual will make on an order, which ranges from $3 to $10, in keeping with DoorDash’s website. Hayes advised Insider that it is usually nearer to $3.
Annie Smith, a
driver who has the same position as a DoorDasher, advised Insider that it’s important to tip drivers well.
Chatting with Insider, she mentioned she wished “clients knew that the tip makes up most of what we receives a commission.”
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