Snapchat uses QR codes to quickly add people as friends

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The company’s recent acquisition of Scan.me has made it possible for these quick response codes to work. Recent reports have been made based on leaked emails during the recent hack at Sony that have revealed that Snapchat had acquired Scan.me, a startup company that provides the generation of QR codes, among other related features. Now, Snapchat has launched a new feature that it has called Snaptags, which allows barcodes to be scanned. Snaptags are designed to work as a type of unique form of QR codes that are generated for…

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QR codes generate astounding success for rejected Shark Tank pitcher

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The investors on the show may not have seen any reason to invest, but the show still paid off for this startup. Although the pitch made by Garrett Gee, founder of the startup called Scan, may not have successfully gained an investor from the popular reality show, Shark Tank, the QR codes that he displayed on the screen managed to provide the company with an invaluable mobile marketing opportunity that has paid off many times over. Many are saying that in this way, the startup managed to accidentally hack the…

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Scan mobile company uses QR codes to create a stir among the crowds

*Great video by scan.me explaining what a QR Code is Founded in 2011 by Garrett Gee, a Brigham Young University student, Scan is a company that creates technologies such as NFC image recognition and QR codes in order to bring businesses and individuals from the real world together into the digital sphere. It has not yet been a year since Scan’s app was released, and it has already received over 10 million downloads from the Android Marketplace and the Apple App Store. There are users of the application in over…

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Scan Closes $1.7 Million Seed Funding Led by Menlo Ventures; Launches Scan Pages

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Scan Allows Businesses and Individuals to Quickly and Easily Create and Share a Mobile Site Scan, Inc. (www.scan.me) announced $1.7 million in seed funding from top venture capital firms and notable angel investors. Scan connects the real world with the digital universe through mobile technologies like QR codes, NFC, image recognition and more. Menlo Ventures led the round, with venture capital participation from Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Yuri Milner’s Start Fund, Social + Capital Partnership, Transmedia Capital, and Ludlow Ventures. Scan’s angel investors include Ariel Poler, Naval Ravikant of…

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Marketers more enamored with QR codes than consumers are. Awareness may be the issue

*We like this video by scan.me showing the tremendous potential along with how user friendly the QR code can be. Mobile technology is coming to dominate the marketing world. Marketers are particularly enamored with QR codes, as they allow for dynamic consumer engagements on a level that was unreachable in the past. Indeed, the codes have begun showing up everywhere from soccer fields to rental cars. Marketers often have a tendency to cling to strategies they believe will be a major hit with consumers, but QR codes have yet to…

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