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Facebook paints 42-foot QR code on roof of company headquarters

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As part of a Facebook Hackathon, some workers at the company have taken it upon themselves to paint a huge, 42-foot wide QR code on the roof of a company building.

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facebook qr code roof

QR codes may be fiddly and useless at the best of times, but that doesn't mean there's no room to have fun with the medium. As part of a Facebook Hackathon, some workers at the company took it upon themselves to paint a huge, 42-foot wide QR code on the roof of a company building. After taking an aerial photograph with a homemade quadcopter and a Canon point-and-shoot to check that it's actually possible to scan 2-foot pixels, the image has been uploaded to Facebook itself. Where does it take you? A new page at the URL http://fbco.de, which doesn't have much of anything on it right now beyond a "coming soon" message — Facebook promises "something cool" in the pipeline.