Social Media Report: QR code use rising in unexpected ways A new report from ScanLife found the number of people scanning QR codes has increased substantially over the past year, though not in places or ways many had envisioned. By Matt WilsonAug. 14, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.