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Billboard the length of a football pitch to light up Times Square

Times Square, New York. Image by Nicolas Vollmer / CC BY 2.0
Times Square, New York. Image by Nicolas Vollmer / CC BY 2.0

The biggest ever billboard to be constructed on Times Square will be illuminated on Tuesday night bringing digital images to a screen that is eight storeys high and the length of a football pitch. The megascreen is located at the intersection of Seventh Ave and Broadway, and will display images from the digital design studio, Universal Everything, until 24 November, when it will be passed over to Google for advertising. Read more: usatoday.com