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Will The ‘X’travagant New Look Of Twitter Help It Compete In The Social Media Realm?

By TD NewsDesk

TD NewsDesk

Updated on Wed, Jul 26, 2023

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Let's begin with riddles today!

I'm in the shape of a cross, a mystery to solve; though I'm silent in xylophone, what letter am I, resolve?

Okay, one more.

Two lines, one straight, one askew; together they form me, a letter that's true!

Any guesses?

Well, the answer is – the letter 'X'!

Are you surprised by all the hype around 'X'? Well, it's Elon Musk's intriguing obsession with the letter X that has grabbed the spotlight. From his first business venture X.com to SpaceX to naming his first child with musician Grimes - X Æ A-12 Musk - Elon Musk has left no stone unturned to show his love for X!

Well, Musk didn't stop there. So, what’s more?
 
  • In a daring move that has shocked the tech world, tech mogul Elon Musk unveiled a revamped look of Twitter. Unfortunately, Twitter's iconic blue bird has officially flown away from the nest, making way for a sleek and enigmatic new logo - the letter 'X'. #XcitingWorldOfTwitter

  • The report says desktop version of Twitter has already bid farewell to the blue bird, while the mobile app is expected to follow suit soon. That's not all - in a surprising twist, Musk announced that even the term "tweets" will no longer be used. Instead, posts on the platform will be called "x's." #MuskAndHisObssessionForXs

  • In fact, in an impressive show of commitment to the rebranding, Elon Musk himself changed his Twitter profile picture to the new X logo and added "X.com" to his bio, leaving no room for doubt about his intentions.
 
Now the question arises why this sudden rebranding of Twitter?
 
  • According to the report, Elon Musk's decision to rebrand Twitter as 'X' is not a mere cosmetic change but a strategic move aligned with his grand vision of creating an "everything app."

  • Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino confirmed this strategy in a series of 'tweets'. She stated that X would transform “the global town square”. She further added, “X is the future state of unlimited interactivity – centered on audio, video, messaging, payments/banking – creating a global marketplace for ideas, goods, services, and opportunities. Powered by AI [artificial intelligence], X will connect us all in ways we're just beginning to imagine.” #XtravagantGoalsOfTwitter

   
  • Another report says this move will quickly "start to look a bit smart," adding features that were absent on Twitter. So, it can leave rivals like Instagram's Threads behind and position itself in an entirely different category.


However, this audacious move doesn't come without risks. #RisksXsist

Experts in the industry have labeled it "exceptionally risky" as it involves discarding 15 years of established brand value and starting anew. Moreover, according to business commentator Justin Urquhart Stewart Twitter's "loyal but aging base" would not like the changes.

Now, only time will tell whether this risky gamble will pay off. One thing's for sure - the tech world is eagerly watching Elon Musk's next move as he tries to revolutionize the social media landscape with 'X'.

Do you think this new logo and name will help Twitter compete with other social media giants? Or will it be a mere rehash of Twitter?

#XportYourThoughts in the comments section below.

First published on Wed, Jul 26, 2023

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