Oh, goody! Wait, I’ve ordered nothing. | Screenshot: Umar Shakir / The Verge
It’s been a long time since I personally ordered from Starbucks, but today, I thought the streak was broken when my iPhone buzzed with a gleeful “Your order is ready!” notification.
But wait a minute — I didn’t order anything!
I turned to social media and quickly found that a bunch of other people were getting the same message stemming from their Starbucks app.
Starbucks is now sharing that the notification was a glitch. “Earlier today, a push notification from the Starbucks app was sent as an error, customers were not charged for an order if one was not placed,” reads a company statement sent to Insider. The company says it was due to the app suffering a partial outage.
Looks like Starbucks is being hacked today. Got a notice my…