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Tributes to Steve Jobs
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Upon the announcement that Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011, public outpouring from individuals, corporations and the media was experienced around the globe. From posts on Twitter and statements by companies to Apple fans congregating outside of the company’s stores to show their respect for the visionary who changed the lives of so many. Click ahead for a variety of tributes to Steve Jobs on the eve of his passing. Posted 5 Oct 2011
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Upon the announcement that Steve Jobs passed away on Oct. 5, 2011, the public outpouring from individuals, corporations, and the media resounded around the globe.

Words of admiration came from posts on Twitter and statements by companies, to Apple fans congregating outside of the company’s stores to show their respect for the visionary who changed the lives of so many.

Click ahead for a variety of tributes to Steve Jobs in the hours and days following his passing.

By Paul Toscano
Posted 5 October 2011; Updated 6 October 2011

Moscow
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A visitor places a memorial candle beside a photograph of Steve Jobs outside a re:Store, an Apple Inc. product retailer, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011
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A visitor places a memorial candle beside a photograph of Steve Jobs outside a re:Store, an Apple product retailer, in Moscow on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.

Apple Store in Beijing
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People mourn Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at an Apple store at Sanlitun Village on October 06, 2011 in Beijing, China.
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People mourn Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at an Apple store at Sanlitun Village on Oct. 6, 2011, in Beijing.

The UK Pays Respect
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A tribute reading 'RIP Steve Jobs' sits outside the Apple Inc. store on Regents Street in London, U.K., on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011
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A tribute reading 'RIP Steve Jobs' sits outside the Apple store on Regents Street in London on Oct. 6, 2011.

Apple Faithful Leave Notes
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Stickies paying tributes to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs are pasted on glass at the Apple Store in Kuala Lumpur on October 6, 2011.
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Notes paying tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs are stuck to the glass at an Apple Store in Kuala Lumpur on Oct. 6, 2011.

Apple Homepage
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Immediately following the announcement, Apple's home on the web, Apple.com, became a tribute to the late visonary leader. In classic Apple style, the page was clean and simple, a lesson Jobs taught the world throughout his career.

Immediately following the announcement, Apple's Internet homepage, Apple.com, became a tribute to the late visonary leader. In classic Apple style, the page was clean and simple, a lesson Jobs taught the world throughout his career.

In-Store Tributes
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A tribute is placed near a memorial photograph of Steve Jobs inside an Apple store in Moscow, Russia. Outpouring has been focused in and around Apple stores globally.
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A tribute is placed near a memorial photograph of Steve Jobs inside an Apple store in Moscow.

5th Avenue, New York City
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A graffiti tribute is seen outside of an Apple retail store in Manhattan, New York as Apple faithful congregated around the iconic location on 5th avenue.
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A graffiti tribute,  "I Love Steve," is seen outside of an Apple retail store in New York City, as Apple faithful congregated around the iconic location on 5th Avenue.

Google
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Another simple, yet powerful tribute to Steve Jobs' passing was on the Google homepage. Below the site's main search bar, the words "Steve Jobs, 1955-2011" were displayed, with Jobs' name linking back to the Apple tribute page.
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Another simple, yet powerful tribute to Steve Jobs was on the Google homepage. Below the site's main search bar, the words "Steve Jobs, 1955-2011" were displayed, with Jobs' name linking back to the Apple tribute page.

An iPhone Tribute
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Candles, flowers, and an iPhone with Steve Jobs photo displayed, are seen in remembrance of Steve Jobs, founder and former CEO of Apple Inc, outside the Apple Store at West 66th Street on October 5, 2011 in New York City.
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Candles, flowers, and an iPhone with Steve Jobs photo displayed are seen in remembrance of the founder and former CEO of Apple, outside the Apple Store at West 66th Street on Oct. 5, 2011, in New York City.

Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in tribute of Steve Jobs, not long after hearing the announcement. It read "Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you." Within 2 hours, Zuckerberg's update was "liked" 150,000+ times and shared over 12,000 times.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posted a status updatein tribute of Steve Jobs, not long after hearing the announcement. It read: "Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you."

Within 2 hours, Zuckerberg's update was "liked" more than 150,000 times and shared over 12,000 times.

Outside Apple Stores
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Surina Shukri, from New York, lights a candle in remembrance of Steve Jobs. Shortly after the news of Jobs death broke, crowds of people flocked to nearby Apple Stores, including the iconic 5th Avenue store in New York, to pay tribute to Jobs. Monitors in Apple Stores were also displaying the Apple website's tribute.
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Surina Shukri, from New York, lights a candle in remembrance of Steve Jobs. Shortly after the news of Jobs death broke, crowds of people flocked to nearby Apple Stores, including the iconic 5th Avenue store in New York City, to pay tribute to Jobs. Monitors in Apple Stores were also displaying the Apple website's tribute.

Engadget.com
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Tech websites that covered everything from Apple-related, such as Engadget.com, also paid tribute to the passing of Steve Jobs. Seen here is the website's post, which contains a picture that reads "Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do", which was part of
Photo: Engadget.com

Tech-focused websites that covered everything Apple-related, such as Engadget.com, also paid tribute to the passing of Steve Jobs. Seen here is the website's post, which contains a picture that reads: "Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do," which was part of Apple's "Think Different" campaign.

Apple Faithful
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Vistiors to an Apple store view a screen from the Apple website announcing the passing of Apple's founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, October 5, 2011 in Pasadena, California.
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Vistiors to an Apple store view a screen from the Apple website announcing the passing of Apple's founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, on Oct. 5, 2011, in Pasadena, Calif.

BoingBoing.net
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Popular blog BoingBoing.net featured a characteristically creative tribute to Jobs, which transformed their site into something resembling a retro user interface from an early model Macintosh computer.
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Popular blog BoingBoing.net featured a characteristically creative tribute to Jobs, which transformed its site into something resembling a retro user interface from an early model Macintosh computer.

'Think Different' Tribute
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Steve Jobs is remembered outside the Fifth Avenue Apple Store on October 5, 2011 in New York City. Flowers were placed on the sidewalk with a "Keep Thinking Different" sign next to them, referring to Apple's Think Different campaign early in the company's history.
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Steve Jobs is remembered outside the 5th Avenue Apple Store on Oct. 5, 2011, in New York City. Flowers were placed on the sidewalk with a "Keep Thinking Different" sign next to them, referring to Apple's Think Different campaign early in the company's history.