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McDonald's Secretly Serves Up Mobile Pay App

The McD Ordering app is only available in the Columbus, Georgia, area

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    Newly anointed McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson gets some perks with his fries.

    Fast food just got a little faster for McDonald’s fans.

    The fast-food chain is secretly serving up a new app that will allow customers to order and pay for their meals on their phones.

    The McD Ordering app is currently only available in the Columbus, Georgia, area and has not yet been publicly announced.

    According to the app’s description, users select the restaurant they want to purchase from, pick the food items they want, note how they want them prepared and then scan the QR code inside the location they chose or at the drive-through.

    “It’s as easy as pick it, scan it, go,” the description reads.

    The Georgia pilot is the first McDonald’s-branded mobile payment app to debut in the U.S., though the company has previously used similar apps in foreign markets, according to Business Insider.

    A separate app, called the “McD App,” is also available in certain markets in the U.S. and provides customers with access to special deals and coupons.

    The news comes days after McDonald’s was ranked as America’s least favorite fast-food chain in terms of customer satisfaction.