What will Twitter be named in Japan, since 'X Japan' is already taken by a rock band?
LEILA FADEL, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. American brands sometimes get name changes when introduced abroad. It's probably why some people are wondering what Twitter Japan will be called now that Elon Musk has renamed the parent company X. The name X Japan might not be usable because it's the name of a popular Japanese rock band. The band's leader, Yoshiki, says the name is already trademarked, so some are suggesting the name X Nippon, the Japanese name for Japan. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.