Elon Musk Says Twitter Logo Will Be Changed, Birds Will Be Phased Out

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The Twitter corporate headquarters building is seen in San Francisco, California on November 18, 2022.


Elon Musk tweeted on his official account on Sunday that Twitter is changing its logo to an “X” and all the birds will disappear from the platform.

In a series of tweets, Musk said: “Soon we will be saying goodbye to the Twitter brand and gradually to all the birds.”

In the same series of tweets, Musk tweeted, “Paint it black,” before launching a user poll to “change the default platform color to black.”

“If the good enough X logo is posted tonight, we’ll go live worldwide tomorrow,” he continued.

“Like this but X,” he added above a description of the iconic bird silhouette, but against a black background.

Musk, one of the world’s richest men, was once known for his innovative ventures into launching rockets and developing electric cars through his companies SpaceX and Tesla. Antics and outlandish comments on his personal Twitter account — often sharing conspiracy theories and engaging in public spats on the social media platform.

Musk later rebranded the site after buying it for $44 billion October – Drastically cut staff and oversaw controversial policy changes that led to frequent service disruptions and boosted his own reputation in the process as a technology watchdog. mentioned.

He has also repeatedly warned that Twitter may be in danger of bankruptcy. This month he revealed The site still has negative cash flow due to a 50% decline in advertising revenue and heavy debt loads.

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