Elon Musk made a stunning change on Tuesday by replacing the recognisable blue bird logo of Twitter with a meme related to cryptocurrencies. On the Web version, the “Doge” meme can be seen in the upper-left area of the Twitter feed home screen.
This is the most recent modification since Mr. Musk paid $44 billion to acquire the Twitter service in November of last year. He had previously tweeted that starting in April, the For You feed, the first screen users see when they open the app, will only suggest content from paid accounts.
A flurry of remarks have been made about the “Dog” meme used as a logo on Twitter.
Mr. Musk backs Dogecoin, a mock cryptocurrency launched in 2013. He emphasised that SpaceX will shortly follow Tesla in accepting Dogecoin as payment for goods. According to Bloomberg, Dogecoin surged by almost 30% after its image unexpectedly showed in the website interface.
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Notably, the Twitter mobile software remained unchanged. It is important to note that the Shiba Inu-based doge image is well-known as the logo of the Dogecoin block chain and cryptocurrency.
Additionally, the CEO of Twitter shared a screenshot of a discussion he had with the user. The user who wanted to change the bird logo to “doge.” Musk tweeted a link to this article and added, “As promised.” The conversation in question happened on March 26, 2022.
It’s important to note here that Musk took over Twitter’s management in October 2022. After months of uncertainty and a protracted legal dispute, the $44 billion transaction was finally agreed upon. Musk spent months attempting to back out of the deal after originally agreeing to purchase the business in April, initially citing worries about the number of bots on the platform and later allegations made by a company whistle-blower. Musk reportedly sold Tesla stock worth about $8.5 billion to help pay for the acquisition of Twitter.
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