Make sure to give your website the bird

Submitted by Amy Watts on Thu, 06/07/2012 - 10:48

Twitter's changed their primary logo and discarded several alternate versions of their logo at the same time. With this change we get updated graphics downloads and usage guidelines.

The gist:


  • 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.
  • Animate the bird.
  • Duplicate the bird.
  • Change the color of the bird.
  • Use any other marks or logos to represent our brand.

The Wall Street Journal has some humorous commentary on the old bird and the new.

So, what do you think? My library currently uses the "lower case T" old Twitter logo on our homepage and throughout our site - does yours? Will you change it to "Larry 2.0"?