• The Verge reports on new uses for the QR code on Instagram. "Users can now generate QR codes that’ll be scannable from any supporting, third-party camera apps … The idea is that businesses can print their QR code and have customers scan it to open their Instagram account easily. From there, people can see store hours, buy items, or just follow the account."
One common use at the moment: "Restaurants have begun leaving QR codes out instead of their physical menus, and other businesses request that people scan a QR code to load their website. While Nametags might have worked for this purpose, QR codes make it easier for people to scan and make them less reliant on taking out the Instagram camera to access information."