Apple founder Steve Jobs passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Musicians, actors, politicians, and business leaders took to Twitter and Facebook to express their sadness at the loss of one of the greatest innovators of the last century. From Lil Wayne to Bill Gates to President Obama, the world remembered Jobs for revolutionizing technology and entertainment with his innovative products including the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad. He leaves behind a legacy that will impact generations to come. R.I.P. to a true genius who made us all think differently.
Pharrell: God bless the family of Steve Jobs. He was our modern day Leonardo DaVinci. From Apple to Pixar, what a great life lived. He will be missed.
President Obama: Michelle and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs. Steve was among the greatest of American innovators—brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.
Mariah Carey: Very sad to hear about Steve Jobs passing. He was a genius and a visionary. May he Rest In Peace.
Ciara: RIP Steve Jobs- an amazing man you were! May your legacy and the greatness you’ve contributed to the world live on forever!
Lady Gaga: From his own invention I open my browser to it’s homepage. Today it took my breath away. #ThankYouSteve. Going to eat Apples all day.
Bun B: Thank you Mr. Jobs. For everything. #RIP
Lil Wayne: RIP Steve Jobs
Justin Bieber: RIP Steve Jobs – thanks to one of your inventions my life was changed. You will be missed but not forgotten!
will.i.am: #youchangetheworld we lost a great innovator…steve jobs designed a whole new world…he will be missed…
Bill Gates: I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work.
Swizz Beatz: RIPS STEVE JOBS THE GREAT! HE CHANGED OUR WORLD IN MANY WAYS NOW HE IS GOING 2 ANOTHER WORLD OF GREATNESS I GUESS HE GRADUATED WITH HONORS
LeToya Luckett: R.I.P Steve Jobs. The impact u made on this WORLD will NEVER be forgotten.
Snoop Dogg: RIP Steve Jobs Rest in peace homie.
Nicki Minaj: An innovator. Contributed so much to this generation & beyond. RIP Steve Jobs.
Common: I fought depending on technology for a long time. Now I own an iPad & iPhone. Thanks Mr. Jobs 4 making devices 4 the Common man!
Frank Ocean: pretty sad about steve jobs. farewell to another visionary.
Alex Da Kid: RIP Steve Jobs… one the great minds of our time :(
Chamillionaire: “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter…Going to bed saying we’ve done something wonderful.. that’s what matters” -Steve Jobs
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?uestlove of The Roots: Thank You Steve Jobs. For everything.
Ameriie: Steve Jobs was a visionary, whose imagination propelled us all into the future, impacting the course of human history forever.
Wynter Gordon: R.I.P STEVE JOBS … 56 years young . He changed the way we hear music.
Kim Kardashian: Wow Steve Jobs died! He was a brilliant man!
Nipsey Hussle: STEVE JOBS WAS ON A REAL MARATHON. CAN’T REALLY BE SAD WHEN A PERSON DIES IF THEY LIVED A LIFE THAT WILL BE REMEMBERD FOR AGES.
Lupe Fiasco: RIP Steve Jobs
Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins: #RIPSTEVEJOBS Glad to say I was able to see history take place with his innovation in technology. He changed the game.
Melody Thornton: Wow R.I.P. Steve Jobs.
Estelle: JUST REALISED sitting in studio all the things i wouldnt have been able to do if steve jobs hadnt been living his truth #thankyou STEVE JOBS
Kid Sister: Thank you Steve Jobs for making my music making easier/better/possible. Rest in peace.
Toni Braxton: RIP Steve Jobs. Thanks for helping bring us such great Apple products! My family and I swear by our ipads.
Diggy Simmons: RIP Steve Jobs. An incredible mind and inspiration to our generation
Sean Kingston: RIP Steve Jobs!… You will be missedl, smh i just heard the sad news life is really short man….
Skylar Grey: Steve Jobs… A visionary who turned dreams into reality & made such a profound impact on technology, music, & the world. U will be missed!
Willow Smith: Rest in peace Mr. Jobs…Thank you for your wonderful creations