Twitter became 'X' on Android and iOS as well, now 'Post' will appear in place of 'Tweet'

Recently the name of Twitter has been changed to X. Now the company has also launched Twitter in its Android and iOS. Yes, the company has changed the mobile application icon for Twitter on both Android and iOS platforms to X with an update. Let's know about it.

Jul 29, 2023 - 21:13
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Twitter became 'X' on Android and iOS as well, now 'Post' will appear in place of 'Tweet'

Twitter was recently rebranded as X by owner Elon Musk. On Friday, Musk claimed that the social media platform reached new highs with over 540 million monthly users, up from 229 million monthly active users reported in May 2022.
Musk took possession of the site in November 2022, and several changes have been made since then. This includes laying off about 50 percent of the firm's workforce and hiring Linda Yacarino as CEO. This rebrand is just the latest of all the changes and spurts from Musk, as Twitter continues to struggle with its advertising revenue.
Amid talks over the patent rights of the letter X, the mobile application icon for Twitter on both Android and iOS platforms has changed to an 'X' with an update. Now, the content shared by users, which was earlier known as tweets, is now called posts.
Twitter version 10.1.0-beta.1 now appears on 'X beta' on some Android devices, although the APK file is still called com.twitter.android. Not only this, even on Apple's iOS handsets, the update appears with the new logo but the name remains the same.
X for Android has changed the 'Tweet' option to 'Post' at the bottom right corner of the homepage, which suggests that Musk's idea of the rebranding is to eliminate all the old and essential Twitter stuff. Every step closer to achieving their dream of making 'The Everything App'.
There are chances that Musk's rebranded train may face some legal hurdles. The alphabet or symbol X is very widely used and could be a potential legal issue of conflict.
For example, rival social media platform Facebook-parent Meta has a 2019-registered federal trademark, which covers the blue-and-white letter 'X' for areas including software and social media. Even Microsoft has had an X trademark since 2003 in connection with communications about its Xbox video game system.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer