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The New Twitter Icon

As services evolve and change their brand, we try to monitor trends as close as possible. Recently, we reached out to Twitter because we’ve noticed that they’ve been using the bird icon instead of the “T”. Often times it’s scary to change an icon that has so much recognition across the web. The first thing I usually ask is if the icon change will affect share rate. This is something that we’re going to be monitoring closely, and I’d love to share the results after we collect enough data.

New Icons:

Old Icons:

If you have AddThis installed on your site, we automatically update your icons on a regular basis. Also, if you run a service in the AddThis menu and you are changing your icons, be sure to let us know!

  • very original now
    i like!

  • fine addthis
    Keep it fresh all the time.

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  • Gaulimauli

    Much better than the old one.Didn’t even look much like a “T”

  • pop up gazebo

    The New Twitter Icon, really much better to use, which is really better than the old one.

  • Prefer the new twitter logo, that ‘t’ was already looking a little dated.

  • United We Golf

    Nice and simple. I like it!!

  • Dave Howell

    Either way, the t or bird are iconic for Twitter. 50 years from now it won’t make nay difference which one they chose. Branding being what it is, the t or bird will be just as relevant in 2060 as it is in 2011.

  • Natalya Pavlova

    Thanks for that new icons.

  • This bird is so pretty. I will use the new icon for sure.

  • I like these new icons, the bird has more style :)

  • Good clarification. I love to see clearly Marcy

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