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Bar Code Buildings

The Facebook HQ QR Stamp is Spotted from Space

— April 1, 2012 — Marketing
The Facebook HQ QR code has now been installed at the top of the social media giant's office building. There sits a 42 foot-wide bar code that can be seen from space, so if any aliens want to know what's happening with the world, Facebook is a great place to start.

The actual reasoning behind this stunt was a call for a 'Space Hackathon' by the Facebook CEO to emblazon the new headquarters at 1 Hacker Way. Those that can actually get to space or hop in a plane and scan the code will be able to find some cool puzzles and jokes. The project started at eight at night and was finished by morning, and the picture was taken using a remote-controlled homemade helicopter.

The Facebook HQ QR stunt is a great way to get aliens and humans alike excited about Facebook.
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