Steve Jobs Honored Around The Web

    October 6, 2011
    Josh Wolford

From the outpouring on Twitter, Facebook and other social media, it’s clear that the life of Steve Jobs impacted a lot of people. Condolences and tributes from the tech industry, celebrities, athletes, politicians and everyday Apple users have been rolling in at a furious pace since the news broke last night that the visionary icon had passed away.

Various popular websites found ways to show their appreciation for Jobs – from Boing Boing to Google. Here are some of the tributes from around the internets –

First up, my favorite Jobs tribute comes from Boing Boing. They have transformed the entire layout of their site to resemble a mac desktop from way-back-when:

Google’s homepage kept it classy with a simple “Steve Jobs, 1955-2011.” It linked to

Speaking of the homepage, they kept it super classy with this image that still graces your landing:

Reddit replaced their alien with a small Jobs sketch on their logo:

YouTube featured Steve Jobs videos on the homepage:

Search Engine Land gave us a black background with the Apple logo in the top left corner:

The Unofficial Apple Weblog honored Jobs with a large header of an inspiring quote:

Finally, Wired dedicated their entire landing page to this image of Jobs, complete with various quotes about Jobs from people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin:

What was your favorite way that a site honored Steve Jobs today? Let us know in the comments.