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Tributes To Steve Jobs Spread Like Wildfire

Tributes To Steve Jobs Spread Like Wildfire
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News of the Apple CEO's passing sparked tons of reactions from web users around the world.

Anna Brillon
  • 7 october 2011

In memory of Apple’s co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, people across the globe have paid tribute to him in many colorful ways. Apple stores in the US and even in other countries became individual shrines where fans offered candles, flowers, notes, and even real apples by the shop doorsteps. Other famous personalities like President Obama, Bill Gates, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg have all expressed their sadness for the loss of an iconic thinker that has shaped past generations, the present, and the future.

The amazingly huge influx of Steve Jobs messages is most apparent on Twitter, where tons of tweets mentioning his name spiked upon the announcement of his death. TV and movie celebrities also gave their condolences, stating that Jobs will truly be missed. Currently, among the trending topics on Twitter are ‘iSad’ and ‘thankyousteve’.

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