Instead of sharing posts through URLs, Instagram is now allowing users to share anyone’s posts or Reels through a QR code. They can also share a QR code location through its new searchable Map experience.
To do it, users can hit the three-dot menu to see the option for QR code sharing. On web, users can add “/qr” to a post’s URL to generate a QR code.
The new feature can be used by actors and musicians to lead people to a Reel that teases their next venue. It can also be used by shoppers, who can now virtually display demo products on Instagram.
It is unclear when this feature will be rolling out globally.
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