The Tesla and SpaceX founder, who purchased the corporate in October, tweeted on Sunday morning: “And shortly we will bid adieu to the twitter model and, step by step, all of the birds”, earlier than rapidly including: “If a adequate X brand is posted tonight, we’ll make go dwell worldwide tomorrow”.
1000’s of customers replied to Mr Musk with design recommendations earlier than the 52-year-old shared a brief video of an X with a flickering background.
The blue brand, referred to as Larry the Chicken, has been Twitter’s emblem since its creation in 2006, with the present design in use since 2012.
In April, the brand was briefly changed with a small image of a Shibu Inu canine, famously referred to as the Doge meme, in an obvious nod to the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.
An e mail despatched to Twitter’s enterprise companions in the identical month mentioned it had been renamed as X Corp following a merger, however that the social media platform would retain its unique title.
The transfer is the newest in a sequence of main alterations to Twitter since Mr Musk’s takeover, together with the “verified” blue tick standing being monetised in April and a brief restrict in the beginning of July on the variety of posts customers have been allowed to learn.
Fb proprietor Meta launched Threads, its personal text-based dialog app, earlier this month.
Meta chief government Mark Zuckerberg mentioned greater than 30 million folks had signed up to make use of his rival messaging app within the first 24 hours.
Twitter threatened to sue the corporate over alleged stolen commerce secrets and techniques.