Twitter renamed to X. The social media platform’s iconic blue bird logo was replaced with the new logo of X on Monday. The new logo depicting a white ‘X’ on a black background was also unveiled on Monday. Earlier, the site’s billionaire owner Elon Musk also announced that the url x.com will now redirect to Twitter.com.
X will connect in ways we’re just beginning to imagine: Yaccarino
As Twitter is set to be rebranded as X, CEO Linda Yaccarino said, “Powered by AI, X will connect us all in ways we’re just beginning to imagine.” She added, “X is the future state of unlimited interactivity – centred in audio, video, messaging, payments/banking… There’s absolutely no limit to this transformation. X will be the platform that can deliver, well…everything.”
X.com now redirects to Twitter.com, says Elon Musk
The world’s richest person and the owner Elon Musk has announced that the url x.com now redirects to twitter.com. In another tweet, Musk tweeted, “𝕏,” hinting at the social media platform’s new logo. On Sunday, Musk had announced that it will be changing its iconic blue bird logo and “bidding adieu to the brand and, gradually, all the birds”.
Elon Musk chooses fan-submitted design as new Twitter logo
Elon Musk has chosen a fan-submitted design as the new logo of Twitter. He had earlier invited his followers on to suggest a design, saying if a “good enough” logo was posted, it would be made live within 24 hours. In a tweet, Musk confirmed the logo is an interim design, which “probably changes later, certainly will be refined”.
Musk shares pic of Twitter’s New Logo ‘X’ Projected on Company Headquarters
X (formerly Twitter) owner Elon Musk on Monday posted a photo of the social media platform’s new logo ‘𝕏’ projected on the company’s headquarters. “If a good enough X logo is posted tonight, we’ll…go live worldwide tomorrow,” Musk earlier said on Sunday. The photo of the headquarters with the new logo was also posted by CEO Linda Yaccarino.
Artist shares how Twitter’s Blue Bird logo was designed as it’s replaced by ‘X’
Artist Martin Grasser revealed how he designed Twitter’s iconic blue bird logo with two other people in 2012 as it’s being replaced by X. It was designed to be simple and legible at very small sizes like a lowercase e, he said. “We liked using circles to construct our drawings…felt like the bird should have an underlying neutrality,” he added.
What is the History of Elon Musk’s X.com?
Elon Musk founded x.com in 1999 as an online bank, which was acquired by Confinity in 2000 to form PayPal. According to biographer Walter Isaacson, “Musk’s concept for x.com was grand. It would be a one-stop everything-store for all financial needs.” Ahead of his Twitter takeover, Musk told Isaacson, “I’m very excited about finally implementing x.com…using Twitter as an accelerant.”
“Twitter Inc. has been merged into X Corp. and no longer exists. X Corp. is a privately held corporation, incorporated in Nevada, and with its principal place of business in San Francisco, California,” the document read. The merger was submitted on March 15 and according to the filings, Musk is the president of the company as well as of its parent, X Holdings Corp, that was created in March as well.
Today we say goodbye to this great blue bird logo, The New logo was designed to be simple, balanced, and legible at very small sizes, almost like a lowercase “e”, a.
Meanwhile, a court document submitted in a court in California on April 4 hinted that Twitter no longer exists as an independent entity. The company had been merged into X Corp.
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