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Bird is the word: Twitter logo gets a haircut

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New Twitter bird logo released June 6, 2012.

Evolution is for the birds. As such, Twitter on Wednesday kicked its latest avian development out of the nest for all the world to tweet about. Mostly people are saying it looks like the old bird. But simplified, and with a less impressive haircut.

Updates a plenty will be rolled out around the netratubes with developers and webmaster generals updating logos like it was their job. Which it may be.



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Below is a roundup of what other people are chirping about the new bird:

Twitter gets a new bird

and people tweet about it.

Storified by Lisa Brenner · Wed, Jun 06 2012 13:36:18

Attention Twitter developers - it's time to update to the new #Twitterbird if you're using a Twitter logo! https://dev.twitter.com/blog/new-day-new-bird ^JCTwitter API
In flight: our new #Twitterbird http://blog.twitter.com/2012/06/taking-flight-twitterbird.htmlTwitter
Twitter's bird is named Larry. Larry Bird.BuzzFeed
RT @BuzzFeedSports: The oldest known picture of Twitter's logo, Larry T. Bird. http://pic.twitter.com/Plmc8G8PLouisa
New twitter logo looks like the bird is catapulted into the air at some pigs it's angry at.Bjoern Knafla
I just realized the home button on my Twitter app is a bird house! #littleslow #AwesomeChristiana Logue
This trip to the OB has given me more questions than I can properly ask on Twitter. Maybe I should tweet about the new bird instead. #saferWendy Hepworth
I WILL MODIFY THIS BIRD IF I SO PLEASE, TWITTERThom J.
Larry laid to rest as new Twitter bird takes flight http://dlvr.it/1gv5XLKate Olsem
RT @boxyco: twitter has just revealed their new bird logo. ain't it cute? @ boxyHQ http://instagr.am/p/LimM2vRFRn/Tyler Suits
RT @elliottmunoz: Our @dantello5 doing his best “New Twitter Bird” impression: http://twitpic.com/9tgmdmBekah Tello
Twitter Redesigns Its Bird in Exceedingly Meaningful New Logo http://su.pr/30M3F0Tom Shaw
"and more, like, aloof?" lolz to @jwherrman: RT "Oh my GOD they changed the Twitter bird http://www.buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/oh-my-god-they-changed-the-twitter-bird”John Mahoney
Adorbs. http://fb.me/1rCKwxyQDNYC Office Suites

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