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The Great Twitter/Facebook Logo Conspiracy

WHOA WHOA WHOA. I don't know whether to tweet about this or post it on Facebook.

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Twitter got a lot of attention for updating its bird logo this week, but one thing went largely unmentioned: Twitter doesn't have a text logo anymore — the company retired it a while ago to go full bird. This was a simple branding decision, they say. Or was it????

As pointed out by reader Iain K. MacLeod, Twitter's old logos, and Facebook's current ones, share something in common, as revealed by a simple rotate-and-flip:

This changes EVERYTHING. Most things. Well, some things. A single thing? ANYWAY:

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