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Elon Musk announced that all Twitter accounts have been migrated to the “X.com” domain.

Elon Musk announced that all Twitter accounts have been migrated to the “X.com” domain.

X logo (Reuters/Dado Rovik/illustration)

American billionaire Elon Musk He announced on Friday on the social networkAll platforms“From their platform, formerly Twitter, they are.”Active now“under the domain name”X.com“, making his new identity official.

The black and white X logo had appeared since the end of last July when connecting to the social media network, but its domain remained “Twitter.com.”

X.com is the name and website of the digital bank founded by Elon Musk in 1999.Which later became the online payment service PayPal.

Musk also restored this code to the airline SpaceXthe society X company Which acquired Twitter, the artificial intelligence startup, which was launched in July, and even for the name of one of its children, a boy named… X Æ A-12.

Elon Musk has made the X.com domain official

Understands at lengththe first generative AI model from his company xAI, will be accessible starting Thursday in Europe for “X Premium subscribers,” the social network announced Thursday.

When the European elections end [6-9 de junio de 2024]We will continue to publish contextual trends to all users“, precise.

Since purchasing Twitter in 2022 for $44 billion, Musk has often talked about turning his project into a multi-faceted super app.with financial services, such as WeChat in China.

Since the launch of the generative AI interface ChatGPT (OpenAI), this technology has found itself at the heart of a fierce competition between the giants of the sector, in particular Microsoft and Google, but also Meta (Facebook and Instagram) and startups such as Anthropic or Mistral AI.

Elon Musk (Reuters/David Swanson)

After it was kicked out of “x.com” and its founders changed the name to PayPal, the domain remained the company’s property, however Musk bought it in 2017 I still don’t know what I would use it for.

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“Thank you to PayPal for letting me return my purchase from x.com. I don’t have any plans at the moment, but it has great sentimental value to me.”

By then, anyone who wants to enter “x.com” will encounter a blank site with only an “x” in the top left.

After buying Twitter for $44 billion, Musk already had an idea of ​​what to do with the name “X” and the domain: Create an app that does everything like WeChat Which allows you to chat with friends, make purchases, watch videos, and play games, among other activities.

The businessman said in a post on his official page on the social network: “The purchase of Twitter is an acceleration of the creation of App X, the app for everything.” When asked by a user if it would be easier to develop X independently, Musk emphasized that the acquisition would accelerate the arrival of this platform “by 3 or 5 years, but I could be wrong.”

(With information from agencies)