Billionaire Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Linda Iaccarino have formally introduced the renaming and rebranding of the favored social community Twitter to “X”. Twitter proprietor Musk additionally confirmed that the brand new X emblem will probably be coming later as we speak. Reacting to the occasion, Jack Dorsey, the previous boss of the microblogging platform, tweeted, “Preserve calm and simply get by this.”
Jack Dorsey’s touch upon the brand new Twitter emblem reveals that he helps the thought proposed by present Twitter proprietor Elon Musk, who can also be an excellent pal of Dorsey. Elon Musk has already named mum or dad firm Twitter X Company. He additionally introduced that the X dot com area is now redirecting customers to Twitter dot com.
Linda Iaccarino, CEO of Twitter, stated X is the long run state of limitless interactivity centered on audio, video, messaging, funds and banking, creating a worldwide market of concepts, merchandise, companies and alternatives.
“Because of synthetic intelligence, X will join us all in methods we’re solely simply starting to dream of. For years, followers and critics have pushed Twitter to dream huge, innovate quicker, and notice our nice potential. X will do that and extra. We have already begun to see X take form during the last 8 months with our fast characteristic launches, however we’re simply getting began,” Iaccarino added.
Iaccarino additionally emphasised that there’s completely no restrict to this transformation. X will probably be a platform that may present every thing. “@elonmusk and I stay up for working with our groups and every of our companions to carry X to the world,” she added.
On Sunday, Musk additionally launched a ballot asking customers if he ought to change the platform’s default coloration to black. Black presently leads the ballot with 74.8% of the vote, whereas white acquired solely 25.2% of the vote. When tech influencer Marques Brownlee tweeted, “I am going to nonetheless name it Twitter,” Musk responded, “Not for lengthy.”
In response to a consumer’s query about what the brand new Twitter title could be as a substitute of “Chief Twit,” Musk replied, “Chief Nothing Officer.” When one other consumer requested if customers would now be known as “Xers,” the tech billionaire stated, “We cannot have a reputation.”