Washington: Again, Twitter CEO Elon Musk is back with a new update for the micro-blogging site, and this time he has replaced the iconic blue bird logo – which translates to “Doge” as the home button on the web version. works as. The meme of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency.
Twitter users on Monday noticed on the web version of Twitter that Dogecoin is part of the blockchain and cryptocurrency’s logo and a ‘dog’ meme created as a joke in 2013.
Musk also shared a hilarious post on his account featuring a ‘Doge’ meme in a car (which features a Shiba Inu’s face) and telling a police officer, who is looking at his driver’s license, that his picture has been changed.
Notably, there have been no changes to Twitter’s mobile app. It is pertinent to mention that the image of a dog (of a Shiba Inu) known as the logo of the Dogecoin blockchain and cryptocurrency was created as a joke in 2013 – to mock other cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Variety reported. The Twitter CEO also shared a screenshot of a March 26, 2022, conversation between him and the anonymous account where the latter was asking the bird to change the logo to “Doge”. Sharing this post on Twitter, Musk wrote, “As promised.”
According to Variety, Musk, who last bought Twitter in a $44 billion deal, is a known superfan of the Doge meme and has promoted Dogecoin both on Twitter and while hosting “Saturday Night Live” last year. Dogecoin rose in value by more than 20 percent on Monday following a change to Twitter’s web logo. Musk tweeted in March 2022, before making his ultimately successful bid to buy Twitter, “Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public city square, failing to adhere to free speech principles democracy is fundamentally weakened. What should be done?” Musk tweeted.
The WSB chairman replied, “Just buy Twitter… and change the bird logo to a dog.” Musk replied, “Haha that would make me sick”.
He also posted another picture with the caption, “Seize the memes of production.” Earlier, on February 15, Musk’s love for ‘dogs’ was visible as he posted a picture of the Dogecoin blockchain and cryptocurrency logo as CEO. “Twitter’s new CEO is amazing,” he wrote on his account with the caption.