Topic: QR Codes

Facebook Paints Giant, Useless QR Code on Roof of Headquarters Scanning it opens fan page on site

Painting enormous QR codes that are scannable from the air is something of a rite of passage for tech nerds—sort of like tagging a railway overpass in your hometown when…

March 26, 2012, 11:08 AM EDT

Which Mags Were Biggest Users of QR Codes in 2011? Usage spiked as advertisers drove activity

Mobile action codes are getting harder to miss in magazines. That trend is documented by Nellymoser, a mobile marketing firm that supports brands and publishers’ QR campaigns. The firm has…

January 26, 2012, 7:12 AM EST

The World's Largest QR Code (aka the World's Biggest Waste of Time) Skanz is a big believer in the technology

To the dismay of art directors and aesthetes everywhere, QR codes seem to be gaining steam. Now, Skanz, a tech startup that links personalized scannable bar codes to a user's…

October 13, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

Trash-Can Ads Get High Tech on L.A. Beaches

Commune with the waves and dolphins, sure. Isn't that why people flock to the beach? But start a dialogue with 500 trash cans in the Santa Monica sand? A new…

June 16, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT