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Twitter rebranded as X

Move forms part of Elon Musk’s plans to create ‘everything app’

The blue logo, known as Larry the Bird, has been Twitter’s emblem since its creation in 2006, with the current design in use since 2012. Picture: Getty

Twitter has waved goodbye to its signature bird logo, replacing it with an X as part of owner Elon Musk’s plans to create an “everything app”.

The SpaceX and Tesla chief teased the rebrand over the weekend, tweeting on on Sunday morning: “And soon we shall bid adieu to the twitter brand and, gradually, all the birds”.

The move has been welcomed by the platforms recently-appointed chief executive, Linda Yaccarino, who tweeted a picture of ...