A 25-year-old love story… The secret of Elon Musk changing the Twitter logo

The world was surprised that the famous blue bird replaced the Twitter platform sign with the X sign, and there is a love story that prompted the famous billionaire Elon Musk to choose the letter “X” specifically.

A 25-year-old story

The British newspaper “Daily Mail” revealed that Musk has a long history with this letter for 25 years, starting from his first online projects to naming his son with the letter “X”.

The first of Musk’s projects related to the letter X is the “” website, which he launched in 1999 as a platform for banking and financial services via the Internet, but after a year he was forced to step down from his position as CEO of the company.

within the names of his companies

After 3 years, Musk achieved profits that coincided with the integration of “” into the PayPal platform, and he bought the platform in 2017.

The famous billionaire also founded “SpaceX” in 2002, and “Tesla”, which produces electric cars, which in 2016 launched a luxury car, the Model X.

Musk’s madness with the letter “X” also reached the naming of his son in 2020 as “X Æ A-Xii”, then gave him the nickname “X” for short.

“The Sign of the Unknown”

In parallel, the letter “X” is known to be a symbol of the unknown in mathematics, while Musk is known for his obsession with discovering the unknown, such as his love for exploring Mars and the “brain chip” project that can be implanted inside the human brain.

“has everything”

Musk has always wanted to create an application that includes everything, similar to the Chinese WeChat application, to be used for communication, news and sales, and today he confirms over and over again that he plans to make Twitter a comprehensive platform.

It is noteworthy that Twitter, which was founded in 2006, has used the internationally recognized bright blue bird logo for more than a decade.

In April, the bird’s logo was temporarily changed to the image of a Shiba Inu dog on the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, which helped increase the currency’s market value by $4 billion.

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