It’s been almost 24 hours since the first news of Steve Jobs’ death first rocked the Internet, and still Twitter users are pouring out lamentations 140 characters at a time.
By 12 a.m. ET Thursday morning, there had been 1.4 million tweets mentioning Jobs and 11,000 news articles written, according to All Things D.
Here are some of the more notable tweets:
Ashton Kutcher, @aplusk
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. – Steve Jobs RIP"
Robert Scoble, @Scobleizer
"I was driving on the freeway in Cupertino when I heard the news. Shocking. So much emotion is swirling about."
"Apple has confirmed Steve Jobs is dead. It’s now on their front page. This is a very sad day. Godspeed, Steve."
"RIP Steve Jobs. Thanks, Steve, for making the world more science fictional."
Arnold Schwarzenegger, @Schwarzenegger
"Steve lived the California Dream every day of his life and he changed the world and inspired all of us. #ThankYouSteve"
Darren Rovell, @darrenrovell
"RIP Steve Jobs. You left your mark on our desks, on our ears & in our hands."
Alyssa Milano, @Alyssa_Milano
"Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. You were always a big part of my world with your special inventions. Thank you for your brain."
RIP Steve Jobs. In unrelated news, I am proud to announce we are now in the first stages of development of the iHeaven app.
Tim Carmody, @tcarmody
I’m on my way to PHL to see my son, who uses a device Steve Jobs invented to help him talk. He will never know. He will never know.
Michael Arrington, @arrington
Damn. People like steve jobs are supposed to live forever
John Hodgman, @hodgman
Everything good I have done, I have done on a Mac.
Andy Carvin, @acarvin
In elementary school, I used an Apple ll. In college, I had a Mac Plus w/ a 20 meg hard drive. Now my 3-year-old is playing with an iPad.