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Elon Musk Set to Replace Twitter Logo with ‘X’: A Special Connection Since 1999

Elon Musk is going to change the logo of micro blogging site Twitter. This change will take place from tomorrow. They can ‘X’ the logo. Musk confirmed this in a conversation on the Twitter space with a user named Greg. When Musk was asked if he was actually going to change Twitter’s logo, he answered in the affirmative.

Along with this he created a poll on Twitter and wrote, ‘Change the default platform color to black.’ More than 4.50 lakh people have voted in this poll till 12 noon. Most people have so far chosen black between black and white. Elon Musk has had a connection with the letter ‘X’ since 1999. One of his companies was called

Musk has shared a video in which the Twitter logo is seen changing to an X. With this he wrote, ‘If a good X logo is posted tonight, we will live it worldwide tomorrow.’ Musk wrote in another tweet, ‘Soon we will be saying goodbye to the Twitter brand and slowly to all birds.

Musk’s Connection With Letter X Since 1999

Elon Musk’s association with the letter X dates back to 1999. He created an online banking company called Later he merged it with another company which became ‘PayPal’. In 2017 Musk repurchased the URL “” from PayPal. He tweeted that the domain was of ‘very high value’ to him.

At the same time, when Elon Musk made Linda Yachirano the new CEO of Twitter, he tweeted, “Looking forward to working with Linda to transform the platform into the X Everything app.” X also appears in his other company SpaceX. In 2020, Musk named one of his sons X Æ A-12 Musk. Æ is pronounced “ash”.

The Twitter Logo Replaced The Blue Sparrow With a Dog

4 months ago Elon Musk removed Twitter’s blue bird and replaced it with a dog as Twitter’s logo. He said in a tweet that – he fulfilled his promise. However, he later made the blue bird the Twitter logo again.


Elon Musk plans to change Twitter’s logo from the blue bird to an ‘X,’ a letter with special significance to him since 1999 when he founded, later merged into PayPal. Musk confirmed the logo change during a Twitter Space conversation and shared a video preview of the new logo. He also ran a poll to change the platform color to black. The ‘X’ connection extends to his other ventures, like SpaceX and even his son’s name, X Æ A-12 Musk. Previously, Musk temporarily replaced the Twitter logo with a dog.

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