Twitter's Larry the Bird Updates to Version #3

Larry the Bird (Twitter's icon and mascot) got a third redesign today. Though it's a small departure from its predecessor, you can most notably see the lack of feathers on top of his head.

Here are Larry version 2 and version 3 side-by-side:

Twitter's Larry the Bird v3

Along with this change, Twitter has updated it's logo usage guidelines. Take a look below at some of the guidelines, including no longer using the "t" logo or the "twitter" name logo.

Twitter Guidelines Diagram

Usage guidelines


  • Use our official, unmodified Twitter bird to represent our brand.
  • Make sure the bird faces right.
  • Allow for at least 150% buffer space around the bird.


  • Use speech bubbles or words around the bird.
  • Rotate or change the direction of the bird.
  • Duplicate the bird.
  • Change the color of the bird.
  • Use any other marks or logos to represent our brand.


Guideline diagram and "Do's and Don'ts" courtesy of Twitter's Logo Usage Page

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