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'SHUT IT OFF!!' Disruptive new 'X' logo sign removed in San Francisco

By Max Hoppenstedt and Trisha Thadani

01 Aug 2023 · 2 min read

informed Summary

  1. Construction crews have removed a giant "X" sign from the headquarters of the company formerly known as Twitter after residents complained about a bright flashing light disturbing them at night.

SAN FRANCISCO - Construction crews dismantled a giant "X" sign atop the downtown building where the company formerly known as the Twitter has its headquarters Monday, after residents here complained of a bright flashing light that disturbed them throughout the night.

"SHUT IT OFF!!" read one of two dozen complaints to the city's Department to Building Inspection about the sign. "It is currently flashing rapidly and extremely brightly. It is creating a massive nighttime nuisance and making it hard to sleep."

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