Steve Jobs is the most talked-about personality on social networking site especially on Twitter worldwide after the Apple Inc. co-founder and former CEO died of cancer on Wednesday at the age of 56.
“RIP Steve Jobs” was first on Twitter trending topics worldwide on Thursday morning. The hashtags “#ThankYouSteve” and “#iSad” and his company’s newly launched product, iPhone 4S, also made it to Twitter’s top 10 list.
Here in the Philippines, “RIP Steve Jobs,” “#iSad” and “#thankyousteve” were also trending on the microblogging site.
Below are some of the tweets from fans and supporters of Jobs, his company and his inventions:
“Great tools are conduits through which creativity and self-expression flow. RIP Steve Jobs. Thanks for helping me do what I love,” said Joel Corelitz.
“Thank you Steve Jobs for all of my favorite gadgets, you will be missed,” said Patric Nguyen.
“It’s heartwarming to see tech giants mourn together and remember Steve Jobs despite the competition. Now, that says a lot about the guy,” said Thea Alberto.
“Steve Jobs was born out of wedlock, put up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college, then changed the world. What’s your excuse?” said Jonathan Moss.
“Steve Jobs could make ‘Apple’ sound like ‘Galileo.’ He taught us to reach for something greater,” said Toby Ziegler.
Meanwhile, Google has placed “Steve Jobs, 1955-2011″ at the bottom of its search box on its home page as a form of tribute to the former Apple CEO.
“I am very, very sad to hear the news about Steve. He was a great man with incredible achievements and amazing brilliance,” said Google co-founder Larry Page.
Other giant players in Tech World have also paid tribute to Jobs in separate statements