“You know very well that Twitter is now called X for a reason only known to Elon Musk, and that simply means Android and iPhone owners will have to update the app if they want to continue using it.”
However, iPhone models that still display the old Twitter logo with the blue bird are becoming collector’s items, as some of these devices are being sold for thousands of dollars on online stores.
One particular version was sold for $25,000, and if you thought that was an exorbitant price, there have been occasions in the past where even higher amounts have been paid.
Pay an annual salary just for not seeing the Twitter X
The new changes in Twitter that rebrand it as X are starting to roll out to iPhone owners through an update provided by Apple’s App Store.
While it would be prudent to experience these new changes and access the latest and greatest features (whether they are truly “better” remains to be seen), some people are refusing to move forward with the update.
Instead, they are taking advantage of this opportunity to list their iPhones on eBay, and with the old Twitter logo still intact, they are charging hefty sums of money.
In this instance, getting an old Twitter logo on an iPhone for $25,000 might not be an outrageous request compared to previous cases, but it does demonstrate the lack of affection people have for Elon Musk’s new X.
As of writing, the mentioned listing for the iPhone 11 Pro Max has been removed from eBay “by the seller because there was an error in the listing. We are not sure if the same iPhone will be relisted, but we will keep our readers updated.
Other listings with the old Twitter logo are being sold for around $800 to $1,000, which seems like a much more reasonable price for a collector’s item rather than a necessity.
It’s likely that the owners of these iPhones manually chose to avoid app updates on their devices, which is why the old Twitter logo is still present; otherwise, the new logo would display a large X on a black background.
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