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 you were a kid. Now, Facebook has gotten in on the action, unveiling a 42-foot wide QR code on the roof of its new headquarters at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park, Calif. When scanned, the code opens a Facebook fan page devoted to the code itself—a solipsistic bit of foolishness that perfectly mirrors some of the underwhelming aspects of QR codes themselves.
Facebook Paints Giant, Useless QR Code on its Roof
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