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Billboards are one of the oldest methods of advertising — in fact, the earliest one traces back to ancient Egypt some 3,000 years ago.In modern times, Wall Drug was first to launch a national billboard campaign in 1931; and cigarette companies took huge advantage of the medium in the 1970s, reports the Houston Chronicle.
As the advertising landscape has changed, agencies have revolutionised the billboard: today you’ll see 3D images, optical illusions, and interactive 14 x 48 ft. ads around the world.
Now check out 24 of the coolest billboard images we’ve ever seen.
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