Elon Musk’s X has completed the transition, now officially moving from to

Twitter, now officially renamed X, underwent a significant change today, changing its web address from to The move completes a transition that began nearly a year ago. Back in July 2023, Elon Musk, the owner of the social network, decided to rename it X, an iconic letter with strong ties to the history of the technology mogul since the year 1999. Musk acquired Twitter in a massive $44 billion deal in October 2022.

The transition is complete: Twitter becomes

The switch marks a pivotal moment for the former Twitter platform. Users attempting to visit will now find themselves redirected to Musk’s preferred domain, or so it seems. However, as of now, the redirection experience will vary depending on the browser used and the user’s login status.

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A message displayed at the bottom of the X login page reassures users that although the URL is changing, their privacy and data protection settings will not change, The Verge reported.

A long-awaited change: takes over

This domain name change is one of the more complicated aspects of Elon MuskAlthough there were many factors that led X to adopt the new brand early on, such as the official account, mobile app, and subscriptions, the platform URLs still originated from to present.

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The transition started as early as last August, when some users discovered links in X’s iOS app. However, this gradual change has created an opportunity for phishing attacks, because emphasize by security expert Brian Krebs.

Elon Musk’s connection to URL dates back to 1999 when he founded a business under that name, later merging it with PayPal. Now, Musk envisions the modern version of X as an “everything app” like WeChat.

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One of X’s features, Threads, has seen notable growth over the past year. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg reported in April that Threads boasts more than 150 million monthly active users, a significant increase from previous figures. Additionally, Threads has begun testing a new web interface reminiscent of TweetDeck, a social media dashboard that Musk renamed X Pro last year, putting it behind a paywall.


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