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The Twitter bird actually has a name – Larry.

The Twitter bird actually has a name – Larry.But there still are many people who do not know that its logo — a bird — has a name. It's Larry T Bird. The inspiration behind the name was Larry Bird, the basketball legend who was in Mumbai recently for the NBA games. Biz Stone, Twitter's co-founder, is from Boston

Larry the Bird
You've probably seen many versions of Twitter's bird logo by now, but did you know that the little fella actually has a name? He's Larry. Larry the Bird. A tweet by Ryan Sarver, a Twitter employee who works on the company's platform and API, reminded us of this silly bit of trivia.

Larry the Bird
You know that blue Twitter bird that's always popping up these days? Well, the little guy's got a name. It's Larry. Larry the Bird.

Grasser and his team drew thousands of birds to get the right shape. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told Grasser that he wanted the designer to start from scratch on the logo–not to refine the cartoony bird that represented Twitter previously

Dorsey has explained the origin of the "Twitter" title: ...we came across the word 'twitter', and it was just perfect. The definition was 'a short burst of inconsequential information,' and 'chirps from birds'. And that's exactly what the product was.

Resembling a mountain bluebird with a dash of hummingbird thrown in, the Twitter bird has a beak and body that point toward the sky in what Bowman called “the ultimate representation of freedom, hope and limitless possibility.” Unlike previous iterations since the company's 2006 launch, all of which were named “Larry

Simon Oxley
The Guy Who Designed Twitter's Logo Only Made About $3

 Oxley's original drawing of the Twitter bird Simon Oxley for iStockPhoto Simon Oxley is hardly a household name, but his drawing of a bird in a tree was used as Twitter's first logo, reports PandoDaily

They wanted something that perfectly symbolized the tweets that were the cornerstone of the business so they invented the twitter bird. The twitter bird summed up the objectives of the company perfectly.

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