Twitter has grown up, and so has the Twitter bird

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Twitter has been on a long journey since its inception on Mar. 21, 2006, and so, it seems, has the flying Twitter bird.

 

To mark its 10th birthday on Monday, the social media platform released a video showing the logo’s evolution. Much like man emerged from the primordial swamp, the Twitter bird has, over the years, shed its eyes and legs, got a haircut, and become the serious avian character we know today.

 
 
 

Twitter settled into its current bird in 2012. It was a new bird with clean lines to mark the platform’s maturity and, finally, a chance to drop the word “Twitter” or the lowercase “t” from the logo. As Doug Bowman, Twitter’s former creative director, wrote on the site’s blog“Twitter is the bird, the bird is Twitter.” Read more…

 

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