Microsoft Tag is growing but is it growing as fast as QR Codes? Tag statistics are summarized in four bullet points in today’s press release: March had the greatest number of Tag scans since Tag launched in January 2009, with more than 50 percent more scans than any other month to date. The number of scans per month has doubled over the past three months, and the number of users per month has increased 2.5 times in that same timeframe. Three billion Tags were printed during the past six months alone, and 5 billion Tags have been printed since Microsoft Tag’s January 2009 launch. Publishing continues to lead among top industries adopting Tag, with retail scenarios and entertainment holding the second and third positions, respectively.