Twitter’s renaming to X caused problems for Microsoft Edge users and didn’t make it to the App Store

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Summarize this content to 100 words Renaming Twitter to X caused security issues for Microsoft Edge users and did not make it to the App Store due to app store rules limiting app names (minimum 2 characters, maximum 30 characters). Otherwise, the app name will be rejected by Apple.It is noteworthy that in Google Play, the Twitter application has already become X without restrictions from the Google platform. Although the app ID inside the APK file remains com.twitter.android for now.Technically, the X developers can try add a space before or after X to your application in the App Store, but Apple in this case can also refer to its rules and not miss such an application. Some Apple users have reported to the media that they have seen the X app on their iPhone or iPad after downloading the latest update, but the name restriction remains in effect in the App Store.In addition to the problems with attempts to rename the program to Apple, the Microsoft Edge web browser became to display security warning after Twitter changed its name to X.The browser’s security system handles this situation as part of the Progressive Web App Icon change option, which is designed to warn users about a change in the icon or name of the application that may indicate fraud. This option has been in Chrome by default since 2021. To check its parameters, you can go to the “chrome://flags” or “edge://flags” settings and find the “Enable PWA install update dialog for icon changes” and “Enable PWA install update dialog for name changes” options.Earlier, Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information blocked access to Twitter’s new domain after rebranding – x.com – in line with the country’s strict laws on pornography and gambling. Internet content filters in Indonesia have automatically started blocking x.com, mistaking it for adult content. On July 23, 2023, Musk announced the rebranding of Twitter to X and no birds and confirmed the redirection from X.com to the Twitter platform. On July 24, Twitter officially changed its blue logo with a bird to the letter X. The renaming of the social network to X has begun. On July 25, the Twitter account on the social network changed its username to @X. The media found out that Musk appropriated the @X Twitter account without paying the former owner, Jin Hwang. Twitter users do not have legal rights to their accounts, however, according to the company’s policy, accounts can only be removed from them in the event of copyright infringement, such as attempted trademark misappropriation. On July 26, experts found out that the designer of the new Twitter logo used a glyph from the Monotype Special Alphabets 4 set, while the company did not purchase a license for the font. The author of the logo claims to have been inspired by a symbol from the Unicode standard. Also, according to lawyers, problems with Microsoft and hundreds of other companies due to the X trademark will soon begin at Twitter.

Twitter’s renaming to X caused problems for Microsoft Edge users and didn’t make it to the App Store

Renaming Twitter to X caused security issues for Microsoft Edge users and did not make it to the App Store due to app store rules limiting app names (minimum 2 characters, maximum 30 characters). Otherwise, the app name will be rejected by Apple.

It is noteworthy that in Google Play, the Twitter application has already become X without restrictions from the Google platform. Although the app ID inside the APK file remains com.twitter.android for now.

Technically, the X developers can try add a space before or after X to your application in the App Store, but Apple in this case can also refer to its rules and not miss such an application. Some Apple users have reported to the media that they have seen the X app on their iPhone or iPad after downloading the latest update, but the name restriction remains in effect in the App Store.

In addition to the problems with attempts to rename the program to Apple, the Microsoft Edge web browser became to display security warning after Twitter changed its name to X.

The browser’s security system handles this situation as part of the Progressive Web App Icon change option, which is designed to warn users about a change in the icon or name of the application that may indicate fraud. This option has been in Chrome by default since 2021. To check its parameters, you can go to the “chrome://flags” or “edge://flags” settings and find the “Enable PWA install update dialog for icon changes” and “Enable PWA install update dialog for name changes” options.

Earlier, Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information blocked access to Twitter’s new domain after rebranding – x.com – in line with the country’s strict laws on pornography and gambling. Internet content filters in Indonesia have automatically started blocking x.com, mistaking it for adult content.


On July 23, 2023, Musk announced the rebranding of Twitter to X and no birds and confirmed the redirection from X.com to the Twitter platform.


On July 24, Twitter officially changed its blue logo with a bird to the letter X. The renaming of the social network to X has begun.


On July 25, the Twitter account on the social network changed its username to @X. The media found out that Musk appropriated the @X Twitter account without paying the former owner, Jin Hwang. Twitter users do not have legal rights to their accounts, however, according to the company’s policy, accounts can only be removed from them in the event of copyright infringement, such as attempted trademark misappropriation.


On July 26, experts found out that the designer of the new Twitter logo used a glyph from the Monotype Special Alphabets 4 set, while the company did not purchase a license for the font. The author of the logo claims to have been inspired by a symbol from the Unicode standard. Also, according to lawyers, problems with Microsoft and hundreds of other companies due to the X trademark will soon begin at Twitter.

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