What’s black and white and super-confusing to wrap your head around?
If you’re unfamiliar with QR codes, not to worry. Those fuzzy boxes on business cards and promotional swag are easily scannable information barcodes. Essentially, you point your camera at the image and get a message, website, or other piece of content beamed directly to your smartphone or computer.
QR codes are still a relatively foreign concept for most casual users, but they have a lot of potential to change the mobile game. Some uses include added nutritional information on groceries, the ability to comparison shop for textbooks, access to free brand giveaways.
If you are looking to create the code itself here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create and deploy your own scannable messages from Mashable.