TWITTER'S iconic blue bird is no more.
Millions of users have noticed that the Twitter logo has been replaced with an X.
So what's behind Elon Musk's latest wacky move?
What is Twitter's new logo?
Twitter has long been recognised for its blue bird logo, known as Larry the bird.
But the distinctive image has now completely gone.
And instead there's a simple X.
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Owner Elon Musk has even erected a massive glowing X logo on top of the company's offices in San Francisco – which hasn't gone down well at all with locals.
Why is Twitter now called X?
Musk's plan to rename Twitter comes as he attempts to create a super app offering just about everything in one place.
The billionaire has been obsessed with the X brand for quite some time.
He launched the online bank X.com in 1999 which went on to become PayPal.
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Then on July 25, 2023, Musk tweeted Twitter was" acquired by X Corp both to ensure freedom of speech and as an accelerant for X, the everything app".
He explained: "The Twitter name made sense when it was just 140 character messages going back and forth – like birds tweeting – but now you can post almost anything, including several hours of video.
"In the months to come, we will add comprehensive communications and the ability to conduct your entire financial world.
"The Twitter name does not make sense in that context, so we must bid adieu to the bird."
Is Twitter really changing to X?
It's not the first time Musk has rebranded Twitter, having previous changed the logo to a doge.
But he changed it back after a few weeks.
However, this X rebrand seems to be a permanent change, with the logos on Twitter's HQ in San Francisco physically altered.
X.com currently goes to the Twitter service – but twitter.com is also still in use.
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