Airbnb Backs Down in Its Passive-Aggressive San Francisco Ad Campaign

Complaining about taxes clearly didn't work

It didn't take long for Airbnb to take down its tax-hating ads around San Francisco after many people criticized the short-term housing rental startup for publicly complaining about fulfilling its civic duty. The digital-based company told SF Weekly late on Wednesday that it was taking the promos down because of the backlash.

@martyswant martin.swant@adweek.com Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.
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