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New technology is making us tip more

New technology is making us tip more
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How much do you usually tip at restaurants? 15%? 20%? You could be tipping a lot more very soon. In fact, studies show it's already happening. Have you noticed yourself tipping more? If so, it could be because of how you're paying.

The sudden increase of restaurants and food joints accepting mobile payments not only makes it easier for customers to pay, but also has led to an increase in the amount the customers tip. There are a few reasons why servers are seeing more money in their pockets at the end of the day.

One of the biggest is that customers leave restaurants feeling more satisfied with the service. Now, they don't have to wait around for a busy waiter or waitress to drop off their bill. They can just pay on their smartphone and leave as soon as they're finished with the meal.

Next page: What's in the future for mobile wallets?
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