Giant Facebook QR Code on Facebook Office Roof

Facebook employees painted a giant 42 foot giant Facebook QR code on the Facebook Office roof so that it is visible from space, appears on Google maps and can be scanned by QR code readers to visit target facebook sites on mobile smartphones. QR codes are getting popular and everyday as people are finding new unique ways to use QR codes for facebook pages to get get visitors to their site.

Facebook QR code

facebook qr code

It was part of the “Space Hackathon” 2012 called by Mark Zuckerberg at the  new Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park. As Facebook staff eagerly climbed on the roof and painted the Facebook QR code, they chose a short url so that the Facebook QR code could be made simpler and easily scannable even is smaller sizes when viewable on maps!

Spend a little time and see if you can spot the QR code on any building on this aerial map?

Facebook aerial map

Kind of reminds me of similar attempts to create large billboards of Eva Longoria by Maxim and huge KFC logos! Its quite simple to create QR code for facebook pages and redirect visitors to your page.

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