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TheDailyBeast: Infamous Accidental Tweets

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CBS and Steve Jobs’s death

A web show, “What’s Trending,” that was part of CBS sent out a mistaken tweet in September 2011 that claimed that the now-late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had died. The tweet put CBS in hot water as news organizations around the world rushed to confirm the news that had been sent out by the show. The original tweet on the “What’s Trending” account read: “Reports say that Steve Jobs has passed away. Stay tuned for more updates.” CBS severed ties with the show and its host Shira Lazar soon thereafter.
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