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Do You Tip Your Uber Drivers? Tipping In The U.S. Is Broken, New Study Shows05:56
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A tip jar sits on the counter at Zak the Baker in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
A tip jar sits on the counter at Zak the Baker in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

Data from Uber's early tipping period published recently shows that 60% of riders never tipped at all. Drivers were tipped in just 16% of all rides.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp), senior editor at The Atlantic, about what the Uber study tells us about tipping in general and the myth of meritocracy.

This segment aired on October 28, 2019.

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