Elon Musk reveals Twitter’s renaming to X – and what he thinks we should now call a tweet | Science and technology news
Elon Musk has unveiled a rebrand of Twitter with a large X logo.
The managing director of the company Linda Yaccarino “tweeted” a picture of what appears to be the new logo, displayed on the side of its headquarters in San Francisco, California.
“Lights. Camera. X!” she wrote.
musk He also posted a picture of the new logo at the company’s headquarters – and when asked what tweets would be called now, he replied: “x’s”.
It comes after The richest man in the world spent the weekend announcing an upcoming rebrand the social media platform he bought it for $44 billion (£38 billion) last October.
He has long spoken of his desire to start “X, the everything app” even before Twitter was bought.
Comparisons were made with China’s WeChatthat combines familiar features like messaging, payments, a marketplace, and public posts in one place.