Viral tweet proposes a much friendlier Twitter 'X' logo

Alternative X logo proposal
(Image credit: Gal Shir on Twitter)

Elon Musk took an unusual approach with his overnight rebranding of Twitter as X. He asked users on the platform to submit designs, and immediately implemented the first X that was "good enough". But should he have waited for more suggestions? 

Some say the current, apparently temporary, X logo, has been described as aggressive and intimidating. One alternative aims to resolve that, using Twitter colours and a little love for a friendlier transition (see our pick of the best social media logos for more inspiration).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.