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Apple approves single letter name for twitter IOS app

In a series of noteworthy updates, Twitter, the popular social media platform, has officially rebranded itself to a single-letter name "X" on the App Store, marking a significant change in its visual identity. This move came after weeks of alterations to its social media handles, interface branding, and even web redirects, generating quite a buzz among its users and followers.

Interestingly, Apple usually maintains a policy against allowing developers to name their apps with just a single character. However, it seems that Twitter's parent company, X Corp., led by the renowned entrepreneur Elon Musk, managed to secure an exception from Apple, granting them the unique opportunity to use "X" as the app's name. This exception was particularly significant, as the App Store Connect portal typically displays an error when developers attempt to use a single character as the app's name.

In conjunction with the name change, Twitter also revamped its App Store tagline, switching from "Let's talk" to the intriguing phrase "Blaze your glory!" The exact meaning behind this new tagline remains a mystery, as Musk's tweet featuring the tagline lacked context.

On the Android platform, Twitter faced no hurdles in rebranding itself to "X," which included the replacement of the old bird logo with the new "X" logo.

In an interesting turn of events, another app that initially used the name "X" with the help of additional invisible characters to bypass Apple's character limits underwent a voluntary rebranding process. The app's developers clarified that neither Twitter/X nor Apple approached them for this change.

The app in question, which had recently been named "X" due to the use of Unicode characters, was rebranded as "Note."

We had previously reported that "X" acquired the @X handle without any prior warning to its original owner. Though the company didn't compensate the user, it expressed its gratitude through offering a selection of X merchandise and a tour of X's headquarters.

In addition to the name change, X is currently in the process of renaming its subscription service from "Twitter Blue" to "X Blue." This subscription service now allows users to upload up to three hours of video, extending the previous two-hour limit that was set in May.

While the reasons behind the various changes and updates are not entirely clear, the excitement surrounding X's evolution remains palpable. As we eagerly await further updates and explanations, the new era of X on the App Store and across various platforms promises to be an intriguing and transformative one. We will keep a close eye on any developments from Apple or X Corp. and will update this story accordingly. 

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