X — the microblogging site led by Elon Musk and formerly known as Twitter — is in a major transition phase. Its blue bird logo was replaced by an X logo in July. Recently, a user pointed out that URLs generated from the share sheet of the X app on iOS now start with X.com instead of the previous domain twitter.com. Billionaire Elon Musk renamed Twitter X last month. Twitter’s mobile app icon on Android and iOS platforms now displays an X. The company later named tweets posts.
Musk’s X may have started to move to X.com.according to a Report URLs generated from the share sheet of the X app on iOS now show X.com instead of the old twitter.com, reports The Verge. However, web links and Android apps are currently redirecting users to the old domain. The company may change that in the coming days.
X owner Musk earlier confirmed that X.com will redirect Twitter users. The Tesla tycoon recently rebranded Twitter to X and replaced its traditional bluebird logo with a single letter “X.” Subsequently, the company changed Twitter’s mobile app icon to an X on the Android and iOS platforms. Content shared by users (formerly known as tweets) is now called a post. However, Twitter’s paid subscription is still called Twitter Blue.
Musk took over the Weibo platform for $44 billion (Rs 3,408 billion) in October last year and has since made several changes to the company. He fired thousands of employees in different departments and started charging users $8 (roughly Rs 600) per month to subscribe to Twitter Blue.
The company is struggling with advertising revenue, and Musk was widely criticized by users and marketing professionals in the first week of July for limiting the posts readers could view. He also restricted access to TweetDeck to verified accounts.