Twitter is the bird, the bird is Twitter.
Twitter has introduced a new logo, a simplified little blue bird that is taking flight. The company’s creative director, Doug Bowman, made the announcement today on the Twitter blog, stating, “From now on, this bird will be the universally recognizable symbol of Twitter.”
Our new bird grows out of love for ornithology, design within creative constraints, and simple geometry. This bird is crafted purely from three sets of overlapping circles — similar to how your networks, interests and ideas connect and intersect with peers and friends. Whether soaring high above the earth to take in a broad view, or flocking with other birds to achieve a common purpose, a bird in flight is the ultimate representation of freedom, hope and limitless possibility.
And for the record, these are the incorrect ways to represent Twitter in an image: