McDonald’s customers left panicking over ‘scary’ new drive-through feature: ‘I feel so exposed’
- Jasmine Hand discovered the update recently
- She said she felt “exposed”.
A new feature in McDonald’s drive-thru has left customers in shock, with many claiming it reveals their eating habits.
The fast food chain has introduced personalized greetings on digital screens, so customers who order through the My Maccas app will see their name appear on screen when they pick up their food.
While it was first introduced in December, it was recently spotted by fans – with many left confused with the single tribute.
Influencer Jasmine Hand recently discovered an update that left her baffled.
“Can someone tell me when this became a thing in Mecca because I feel like I got exposed,” she said in a video.
Influencer Jasmine Hand recently discovered the ‘creepy’ update, which left her baffled.
By taking to TikTok, the Gold Coast-based social media star added that she felt “exposed”.
And a clip filmed from inside her car showed a screen that read, “It’s great to see you, Jazz.”
“Why does he say my name, mate?” she asks.
Her clip quickly garnered over 700,00 views with some saying they were “awful” while others said they “loved the personal touch”.
One wrote: ‘I ordered a drive-thru coffee and appeared freaked out.
Another joked: “Well my name on the app is quandale dingle and I don’t know how to change it.”
The fast food chain has provided a personalized greeting on digital screens, so that customers who order via the My Maccas app will see their name appear on the screen (right). Taking to TikTok, the Gold Coast-based social media star (left) added that she felt “exposed”.
And a third added, “You should change the name in your app to: beautiful, so on Maccas he’ll say ‘Nice to see you beautiful’ and then Maccas will give you a compliment.”
Another commented, “I would stop going to Maccas if I was called that way.”
Someone wrote: “This happened to me the other day and I almost died.”
Another said, “I still go by random names.”
Others commented that it felt “special” while many said it was “embarrassing”.
Those who are not a fan of this feature can turn it off in the app.
“We know not all customers will appreciate a personal greeting, so we made it a feature MyMacca customers can opt out of by going to their settings in the app,” said a spokesperson for the fast food giant. news.com.au.