Twitter users in a flap over news that the bird logo has a nameSince Twitter began in March 2006 its bird logo has remained anonymous – until now.
Two days ago Twitter’s Platform/API product manager Ryan Sarver let slip that the world-famous blue bird was in fact called Larry.
The evolution of the Larry the Bird logo.’Revelation: Sarver revealed the logo name during a high-powered Twitter meetingHe added: ‘We were glad to see his wings fully develop.
He looked like a sickly bird for a few years.’The news took Twitter users by surprise and they immediately probed for more information about him.
Larry: The blue Twitter logo has evolved over the yearsThe bird’s name has sneaked out before, however – but it didn’t really get noticed.