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That Little Twitter Bird has a Name

That Little Twitter Bird has a Name

Did you know the Twitter Bird has a name? Petculiar

Did you know that the Twitter mascot has a name?

Meet Larry.

Larry the twitter bird. Petculiar

HOW IT LEAKED

That little bird’s name leaked in 2012 through none other than – you guessed it – a tweet. Twitters API Manager, Ryan Sarver, tweeted a photo in a meeting where people were reviewing the evolution of the Larry the Bird Logo.

Larry the Twitter Bird. Petculiar

WHY LARRY?

Turns out the little bird mascot is named after Larry Bird, former NBA player for the Boston Celtics. Why Larry Bird? A little bird (ha) told us that Twitter’s co-founder, Biz Stone, grew up in the Boston area. Turns out he’s a fan!

Larry the Twitter Bird. Petculiar

WHAT KIND OF BIRD IS LARRY?

Unfortunately, Ryan Sarver won’t tell us.

Larry the Twitter Bird. Petculiar

However, there is some speculation on the internet that Larry the Bird is a Mountain Bluebird.

What kind of bird do you think he is?

Larry the Twitter Bird. Petculiar
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