“Starting today you’ll begin to notice a simplified Twitter bird. From now on, this bird will be the universally recognizable symbol of Twitter. (Twitter is the bird, the bird is Twitter.) There’s no longer a need for text, bubbled typefaces, or a lowercase “t” to represent Twitter.”
Old twitter logo vs new one :
Note that twitter logo and brand page has now changed.
This is a nice new life for the social network…. and may be this is done just before Google buys the startup…