Top 10 celebrity tweets about Steve Jobs’ death

By Daniel S Levine,

Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, has affected just about every part of everyone’s life, and that includes celebrities. A slew of celebrities took to Twitter overnight to remember the innovator, who dictated how we listened to music, how we use computers and what films we see, as a partner in Pixar. Here is a top ten list of some of the best tweets.

1. Tech savvy Ashtson Kutcher has practically dedicated his page to Jobs by changing his avatar to the Apple logo. At first, he used this photo, but he changed it slightly. Kutcher then tweeted this quote: "Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." - #SteveJobs”

2. Lee Unkrich, who directed Toy Story 3 and has worked on almost all of the Pixar films, simply tweeted: “Steve Jobs was an amazing human being, and I will miss him dearly.” At the Pixar page, the company tweeted a link to this memorial on Facebook.

3. Actor Kevin Spacey tweeted: “The world lost a true visionary today. Think different.”

4. Comedian John Hodgman acted as the PC in the original Mac vs. PC ads. He first wrote “Thank you, Steve.” Then, he backed that up with “Everything good I have done, I have done on a Mac.”

5. How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris wrote, “Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. Your genius will live on for generations to come...”

6. Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is currently supporting the “Occupy Wall Street” protest movement, wrote about how his inventions have helped make events like those possible. “As word passes thru the crowd of Steve Jobs' passing, it is not lost on anyone that his inventions helped make movements like this possible,” Moore wrote.

7. Access Hollywood host Billy Bush commented that he is in awe of all the work Jobs did. “100 million iphones don't lie. What an amazing man...HE is the apple of all of our i's. We have an i everything and its all so amazing.”

8. Maria Shriver sent a few tweets about Jobs, but her first is the most memorable. She sent her condolences to Jobs’ family. “My heart weeps for all who worked with Steve and who loved him, especially my friend Laurene and their children,” she wrote.

9. Microsoft founder Bill Gates also sent his condolences and said For those of us lucky enough to get to work with Steve, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.” Gates also wrote a blog post about Jobs.

10. Actor Alec Baldwin placed Jobs’ legacy and career in lofty company, tweeting, “Sad about Steve Jobs. On par with Henry Ford, Carnegie and Edison.”

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