Check The NY Times with Google Lens today for a Stranger Things surprise

What you need to know

You’ll find three ads for Starcourt Mall in the July 11, 2019 edition of The New York Times. Google Lens is available on Android phones and via the Google app on iOS. For those of you who have already watched Season 3, you’ll know that this new location is the center of much of the latest season. However, when the ads are viewed using Google Lens, you’ll find things get a bit strange. Scanning these with Google Lens shows a special AR surprise. As part of the collaboration, the print edition of the July 11, 2019 issue of The New York Times will feature three ads for Starcourt Mall. Use Google Lens to scan the three Starcourt Mall ads in the print edition of The New York Times today. Thanks to this collaboration between Google, Stranger Things, and the New York Times, Stranger Things fans might have a reason to go super retro and buy a newspaper. Using Google Len… At first glance, there isn’t anything too special about the ads, besides the throwback 80s look.