Elon Musk mentioned on Sunday he was trying to change Twitter’s emblem, tweeting: “And quickly we will bid adieu to the Twitter model and, progressively, all of the birds.”
In a publish on the positioning at 12:06 a.m. ET, the social media platform’s billionaire proprietor added: “If a adequate X emblem is posted tonight, we’ll make (it) go stay worldwide tomorrow.”
Musk posted a picture of a flickering “X”, and later in a Twitter Spaces audio chat replied “Yes” when requested if the Twitter emblem will change, including that “it ought to have been carried out a very long time in the past.”
Under Musk’s tumultuous tenure, since he purchased Twitter in October, the corporate has modified its enterprise title to X Corp, reflecting the billionaire’s imaginative and prescient to create a “tremendous app” like China’s WeChat.
The firm didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Twitter’s web site says its emblem, depicting a blue chicken, is “our most recognizable asset.”
“That’s why we’re so protecting of it,” it added.
The chicken was quickly changed in April by Dogecoin’s Shiba Inu canine, serving to drive a surge within the meme coin’s market worth.
The firm got here beneath widespread criticism from customers and advertising and marketing professionals when Musk introduced early this month that Twitter would restrict what number of tweets per day varied accounts can learn.
The every day limits helped within the progress of Meta-owned rival service Threads, which crossed 100 million sign-ups inside 5 days of launch.
Twitter’s most up-to-date complication was a lawsuit filed on Tuesday claiming the agency owes at the very least $500 million in severance pay to former staff.
Since Musk acquired it, the corporate has laid off greater than half its workforce to chop prices.