If you haven’t updated your Twitter app yet, you might be in for a surprise. Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter, recently made the biggest change to the platform since he took over last year, replacing the familiar blue bird logo with an ‘X’ on a black background.
Elon Musk Rebranded Twitter
Amidst the buzz of Elon Musk’s takeover, the Twitter app on our phones witnessed a significant transformation – the iconic little blue bird was replaced by an ‘X’ on a black background. The platform’s biggest change under Musk’s leadership has left users both ranting and raving about the new logo, but that’s not all.
Following the logo shift, a surprising trend emerged as users began listing iPhones with the original Twitter app logo for jaw-dropping prices on eBay. Some listings reached an astonishing $7,000, sparking excitement among those looking to cash in on their vintage devices.
Twitter CEO, Linda Yaccarino, emphasized that ‘X’ is the future state of unlimited interactivity, transforming the global town square and creating a marketplace for ideas and opportunities. The logo change represents a new beginning for the platform, and Yaccarino is excited to see ‘X’ take shape and fulfill its vast potential.
— nora is leaving twatter (@norayaki__) July 31, 2023
In the midst of the excitement, some users expressed their nostalgic attachment to the original bird logo, while others saw the selling of iPhones with the vintage app logo as a lucrative business opportunity.
Whether embracing the change or cherishing the past, Twitter’s logo shift has ignited significant interest and conversations among social media users. The ‘X’ logo represents a new chapter for the platform, and the days of the classic blue bird are now a cherished memory.