Since the news came yesterday of Steve Jobs death, the tributes have been pouring in -- and many of the messages came via the very devices that Jobs himself pioneered, as some mourners aptly pointed out.
On Twitter, #iSad, and #thankyousteve were among the top trending topics of the day, as fans of the visionary CEO left their condolences. The remembrances at times overwhelmed the microblogging site; some users reported seeing the #Failwhale, the infamous error message that means Twitter is temporarily overloaded. And in China, nearly 35 million online tributes to Jobs were posted overnight.
Here’s what some of the world’s most influential leaders are saying about Steve Jobs via Twitter and other social media sites.