Cigar QR codes inform consumers about their product purchases

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The quick response codes are printed on all Serie V Melanio line products to reveal their histories. Olivia Cigars has announced that it is adding the first cigar QR codes to its products in the Serie V Melanio line. The goal is to help show consumers the origins of the product and the fascinating process through which it is made. The barcodes are meant to provide more depth to the experience available to shoppers. These cigar QR codes will be unique on each of the Serie V Melanio products. They…

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Instagram QR codes roll out worldwide scans from any camera app

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The social media platform is bringing quick response barcodes to all users of its app. Instagram QR codes are being rolled out for app users around the world, allowing them to generate barcodes that can be scanned by any camera app with scanning capabilities. The feature was originally launched in the social media app for users in Japan in 2019. The idea is to allow businesses to be able to print their Instagram QR codes for display. That way, customers can use their camera apps or barcode scanning apps to…

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Tweet reply controls heading to all Twitter users

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The social media platform has been testing the feature over the last several months. Following several months of tests, Twitter has announced that it is rolling out tweet reply controls for all users of its platform. This includes users on twitter.com as well as Android and iOS app users. Twitter now allows its users to choose from among three different options regarding who can reply. Twitter described the new tweet reply controls with the following statement: “Here’s how it works. Before you Tweet, choose who can reply with three options:…

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Small business QR codes explode among low-cost marketing strategies amid pandemic

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Entrepreneurs are falling in love with barcodes and other tools appealing to COVID-aware consumers. Though small business QR codes have long enjoyed moderate popularity, the pandemic’s requirement for contactless strategies have thrown these humble barcodes into the spotlight. The pandemic crisis has given new life to the barcodes in the US due to their affordability and convenience. Small business QR codes are readily available, convenient, recognizable, contactless and provide low cost mobile marketing and other digital features for consumers. As brick and mortar shops and offices implement widespread safety strategies…

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Twitter subscription options drawing attention as ad revenue takes a dive

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The social media company said it is exploring new arenas for bringing in user money. A Twitter subscription option is among the various strategies the company is exploring to try to make money from its users. This is not the only model being considered, but is certainly one of them, said CEO Jack Dorsey. The move has occurred as the platform has experienced a substantial drop in its core ad business. “You will likely see some tests this year,” Dorsey said, referring to a number of different approaches while speaking…

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