Posts Tagged: QR

7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns that you could adopt

7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns

QR codes are a bridge between offline and online in the smartphone age. Here are seven great QR code marketing examples from across Asia.

  • July 19, 2014
  • at 10:55 am
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Next Version of WeChat Rumored to Have Mobile Payments and Paid Publishing Platform

We know that Tencent (HKG:0700) is working on a social gaming platform for WeChat, its popular social messaging app, but what else is in the...

  • May 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Hollywood stars using WeChat in China

Hollywood Celebrities Get Chatty with Chinese Fans on WeChat

Last summer we noted how Western brands like Starbucks and Buick were quick to jump on the messaging app WeChat as a way of reaching out to ...

  • February 11, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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China’s Yihaodian Plans 1,000 Virtual AR Supermarkets Where You’ll Shop With Your Smartphone’s Camera

At a press conference earlier today, China’s biggest food e-commerce site, Yihaodian, announced plans to form 1,000 virtual supermarkets a...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 9:22 pm
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Starbucks Gets Even More Social in China, Lets Fans Follow in WeChat App

Last month, the hugely popular messaging app WeChat – or “Weixin” as it’s called in China – opened up to brand...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Yotomo App to Add QR and NFC Next Week, Daily Deals in Future

Indonesian location-based app Yotomo plans to release a new QR and NFC scan feature in its mobile app on August 10, and the startup also dis...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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Alipay Enables ‘Red Envelope’ Gifting Via Social QR Codes For Chinese New Year

‘Red envelopes’ – or ‘red packets’ – are a long-standing fixture of Chinese New Year celebrations whereb...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 8:34 pm
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Qrion Powers Your Mobile Site With QR Codes and Social Coupons

Qrion is a made-in-Singapore platform for start-ups and small companies to create mobile sites using its WYSIWYG drag-and-drop creator. We&#...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s QR Code Bullet Train Tickets Spill Your Personal Info

To get a ticket on one of China’s new fleet of 300+ km/h bullet trains locals need to show their ID card, and foreigners must produce ...

  • July 15, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Visualead makes QR codes fit in

Visualead Wins GMIC Growth Stage Competition, Wants to Bring Cutesy QR Code Creation to Asia

Earlier we announced the winner of the Seed Stage G-Startup contest at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) here in Beijing, and now...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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WeChat look around for BlackBerry

Time For Southeast Asia to Get Flirty: WeChat Adds ‘Look Around’ Feature on BlackBerry

The China-made messaging app WeChat launched on BlackBerry late last year, taking aim at potential users in Southeast Asia and other BB-lovi...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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China's 450 million online video viewers watch 5.7 billion hours of vids every month - INFOGRAPHIC

China’s Top Video Site Adds QR Codes to Help Viewers Go Mobile

China’s top video site, Youku (NYSE:YOKU), has added QR codes to every video on its desktop website so as to help users continue viewing w...

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Sina Weibo Rolls Out Social QR Codes For All Users

This morning Sina Weibo launched a QR code feature which allows every user to have their own QR code. Once someone scans it, they will be br...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 12:22 pm
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WeChat App Pushes Into Social Media Marketing Via QR Codes

The world’s biggest group messaging app, Tencent’s WeChat – or “Weixin” as it’s called in Chinese –...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Korea’s Emart Creates QR Codes With Shadows in Midday Sun

QR codes have been around for years now, most commonly used in countries like Japan. I often see QR codes here in restaurants, advertisement...

  • May 4, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Japan’s ARappli Aims to Bring Augmented Reality to Everyone

Augmented reality (AR) and quick response codes (QR) are pretty neat technologies. But they aren’t often used because it is tough to execu...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 4:08 pm
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Check-In, Check-Out, Ker-Ching! Jiepang Teams With YiHaoDian’s Subway Stores

Chinese location-based service Jiepang has teamed up with B2C e-commerce site YiHaoDian to promote the latter’s subway-based virtual super...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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