As part of the ongoing rebranding, Twitter has changed its official handle to. The original handle is now inactive, and its bio reads “This account is no longer active. Follow @x for updates.” The social media company’s other official handles have either let go of the “Twitter” moniker or replaced the word with X.
TechCrunch previously reported that the social network hadn’t reached out to the original owner of the @X handle —of corporate photography and videography studio . However, earlier today Hwang “All well that ends well” from his new handle @x1234567998765. It’s not clear if he sold the handle to Twitter.
Twitter’s own handles such as @TwitterSupport, @TwitterDev — which is now inactive — and @TwitterAPI are now, , and with the new X logo as the profile picture. However, several regional handles like and are yet to be renamed.
The company’s subscription service Twitter Blue is now @XBlue on the site. However,branding. According to an update on (first spotted by ), verified users can now allow other Blue users to download the videos they post on the social network for offline viewing.
On Wednesday, the company briefly updated the new ‘X’ logo with bolder lines. But later, Elon Muskthat he is reverting the change as he didn’t “like the thicker bars” and the logo will “evolve over time.”
Twitter rebranding hasn’t gone smoothly as several parts of the site still carry Twitter branding and moniker — including the mobile apps. Over the last few days,that Microsoft owns an X trademark since 2003 related to Xbox and Meta owns covering a blue-and-white letter “X.” Trademark attorney Josh Gerben told Reuters there’s a “100% chance” that the Musk-owned social network will be sued by somebody over the X rebranding.
The company had also, but the work was only partially complete as the crane blocking the traffic left because .
Areport published Monday noted that workers around the office had started removing bird-related items and renaming conference rooms as “eXposure,” “eXult” and “s3Xy.”