Instacart has a problem with third-party apps letting shoppers pay for early access to orders – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Kara Carmichael has been an Instacart shopper for years in Orlando, Fla. It’s how she’s been able to support her family, she told . But she says she has noticed an increase in third-party bot activity that has made shopping “nearly impossible.” Despite the high demand for Instacart amid the COVID-19 pandemic, shoppers like…