Icon 01
CircleMe buddy
shared a link
8ec1488e2b3c0bada16d23fb4ff3acd0
Microsoft Tag Shuts Down as QR Codes Struggle — mashable.com

By Lauren Indvik2013-08-19 10:34:04 -0400 On Monday, Microsoft announced that will shut down Microsoft Tag service after three years. Microsoft Tag launched in 2010 as a colorful alternative to the QR code. Anyone could create a unique 2D barcode which, when scanned using a Microsoft Tag app on an Internet-connected smartphone, could pull up an image, video, website or other web-based asset. Despite landing a number of important media and even fashion partners over the past few years — most notably Allure, which used the technology to power its annual scan-to-win "Free Stuff" issue — Microsoft Tag didn't take off.

Read More



not surprising... every day is more rare to see people using QR codes! I haven't seen anyone use them for a long long time!

6 years ago

This site uses cookies to give the best and personalised experience. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.

Sign Up or Login

Invalid username or password
Not yet on CircleMe? Join now
Please input a email
Please input a valid email
Max 50 characters
Email already in use
{{email_serverError}}
Please input a username
Min 3 characters
Max 20 characters
Please use only A-Z, 0-9 and "_"
Username is taken
Please input a password
Min 6 characters
Max 20 characters
By clicking the icons, you agree to CircleMe terms & conditions
Already have an account? Login Now