TikTok users discussed tipping through Instacart after a video was posted of a woman tipping her driver directly in cash. The video has received nearly 300,000 views on the social media site, as well as 27,000 likes.
The TikTok is captioned “We don’t talk about taxation,” and a song from Disney’s Encanto plays over it. As seen in the video, the TikTok user sends a message to the Instacart shopper letting them know that they taped a tip on the door.
There is a widespread theme in viral videos about tipping for deliveries: people often tip in cash, but they fear that their orders will go ignored. Many commenters expressed this sentiment in the comments section.
The original poster replied that she tipped both in-app and in cash in order to ensure her order was picked up and to help her driver avoid taxes.
Another user provided a tip of her own for people who want to signal to their drivers that they’ll be giving them a cash tip: