Instagram Rolls Out Proper QR Codes To Let You Follow Accounts Quickly
It was just last month that WhatsApp officially introduced the ability to add contacts via a QR code, and now Instagram is taking a leaf out of its sister app’s book. The company today began to widely roll out QR codes in its app, after trialing the feature last year in Japan, according to The Verge.
Aside from WhatsApp, it follows similar moves from apps like Messenger and Snapchat, which originated the concept. Truth be told, this isn’t the first time Instagram has attempted the ‘scan-and-add’ model either. In 2018, the company launched a feature called ‘Nametags‘ which worked much the same as scanning a QR code.
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