12 Sep '11, 6am

As usual :-/ Steve Jobs wrongly reported to be dead, bogus tweet to blame

LOS ANGELES - An erroneous tweet announced Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' death on Friday, sparking a flurry of activity as it spread like wildfire online. The Twitter account for the CBS linked Web show What's Trending was at fault for the inaccurate announcement. "Reports say that Steve Jobs has passed away. Stay tuned for more updates", posted What's Trending. The offending tweet was withdrawn within a minute, but was seen by enough people for it to spread. The producer of the show, Ms Shira Lazar, has since apologised for the Twitter posting. She posted on Facebook and Twitter through the official What's Trending accounts, "Apologies - reports of Steve Job's death completely unconfirmed. Live on." PCMag.com reported that she has denied sending the original tweet, but has not named the culprit. Online detractors have called the apology rude, with the Hollywood Reporter re...

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