This Week’s Gig News 11/21/21 | The GigTube Podcast

Featuring guest co-host Jason Tieri of @The Gig Economy Podcast
INTRO
Instacart delays IPO plans to focus on broadening services, including its retail media network https://www.emarketer.com/content/instacart-delays-ipo-plans-focus-on-broadening-services-including-its-retail-media-network
Go read this report about how Amazon tries to evade responsibility in delivery vehicle crashes https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/14/22781896/go-read-this-amazon-tries-evade-responsibility-delivery-vehicle-crashes
A DoorDash driver was caught on a security camera using the lobby of a Brentwood apartment building as a toilet while delivering food to a resident. https://cbsloc.al/2YVw00Q
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Is Uber Eats punishing cherry-pickers?
https://youtu.be/Os_hkvCed_E
Uber Eats execs say they’re plotting their move into ultrafast delivery even as venture capital floods the sector https://www.businessinsider.com/uber-eats-ultra-fast-grocery-delivery-2021-11
Uber’s $10 One subscription gives you VIP access to rides and deliveries
https://www.engadget.com/uber-one-subscription-140045273.html
Uber reintroduces shared rides with a new name https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/16/22786147/uber-uberx-share-rides-carpooling-new-name
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Despite Increasing Demand, Amazon Drivers Say They’re Happier Than Other Gig Workers: https://www.business.com/employees/gig-economy-satisfaction-study/
Instacart introduces new ‘Shopper Safety Alert’ feature for delivery people on the platform
https://tcrn.ch/3wWKMRx
McDonald’s announces new deals with DoorDash and Uber Eats https://restaurantbusinessonline.com/financing/mcdonalds-announces-new-deals-doordash-uber-eats
Women turn to gig economy for work flexibility amid pandemic
https://abcn.ws/2YXov9y
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DoorDash driver chases TikToker around parking lot with his car
https://www.dailydot.com/irl/doordash-driver-chases-tiktoker-car/
Viral TikTok claims to show ‘no tippers section’ at Chipotle for DoorDash orders https://www.dailydot.com/irl/doordash-no-tip-section/
America Forgot The Cranberries! Shipt Introduces Inaugural ‘Thanksgiving Most Forgotten List’ https://prn.to/3nka2hm
OUTRO
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