Tim Cook's Twitter account blocks folks that dissed the blurry photo post

Tim Cook's Twitter account blocks folks that dissed the blurry photo post
A fairly mundane blurry photo post on Apple CEO Tim Cook's Twitter account has turned into a minor controversy - you know, of the useless Twitter kind - after people started joking about it and inferring about the iPhone camera quality, based on the shot. 

Of course, nobody was even sure that the pic, shot quickly in the excitement around watching the Super Bowl 50 live, has anything to do with an iPhone, but Twitter being Twitter, folks quickly started getting nasty about it, posting collages and witty remarks. Fed up with the drama, Tim Cook's PR department, which is likely in charge of the Twitter account, took the shot down, and replaced it with something more in focus. 

Not only that, but whoever is managing the Apple CEO's account also blocked the worst offenders, so the saga now has every marking of a typical Twitter storm-in-a-teacup. That's what 140 character limitation does to people, Twitter, remove it before you stock reaches half of its IPO levels.

source: Twitter



1. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

Lol now that's even alot funnier, seriously Apple can't take constructive criticism lol

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Apple needs to lighten up and have a little sense of humor. It could've been divert to something funny and witty if they thought about it long and well enough.

28. cheetah2k

Posts: 2271; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Tim c0ck is so lame

71. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

he's just butthurt gay, lol

74. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Y'all need to wear 3D glasses to see the glorious moment at its depth of field!!!

30. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

they have their head stuck up their ass's Thats why i will never buy a apple phone as their competition is always ahead

56. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Apple can't take any criticism. Like a bunch of no d*ck Scientology nuts

70. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

The salt!

2. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Tim Cook is a nice person. But the narcissistic "i" cult needed a humiliation to get them to ground. And this is the moment. Celebrate. Apple has nothing to lose here except narcissistic pride.

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

From bad to worse. Now there more things to talk about. First, its the out of focus iPhone shot now its Apple PR defensive behavior. I thought iPhone 6s plus has hardware OIS, and for the price they are charging iPhone 6/6s should get it too.

5. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

They're just acting like a bunch of cry babies.. Mom, these mean kids are making fun of the pic I posted. Block them and teach them a lesson...

4. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Tim, you're blocking it wrong!

6. Tarox

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 17, 2015

hahaha apple :D I don't know about the downscaling of twitter, but tbh, that second pic looks like s**t as well....

12. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

I think the second one one is much better.

19. Tarox

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 17, 2015

yes it for sure is much better. But still it's quite a bad picture that I personally wouldn't post on public channel like facebook and so on

7. Podrick

Posts: 1285; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Still, I wonder why he even posted a blurry photo like that in the 1st place?

11. TyrionLannister unregistered

The screen res. and screen size of 6s is too small to see blur properly, especially to an old man with spectacles.

72. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

but its still great pic by their own standart, lol

62. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

iPhone people don't know tech, not even the ceo. He had no clue what he was doing.

8. johanbiff

Posts: 415; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

Tim made twitter into IOS= Can`t do s**t

9. gaman

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 31, 2014

lol good one

10. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Petulant little baby.

13. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Tim Got Mad Lol.

14. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

Oh, thats rich, like you people don't clean up the messes you make?

40. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Not like cry-babies crying about it and denigrating everyone who notices. But maybe you do?

15. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

LOL... so childish, i simply wish Apple learn from all criticism & include OIS on next iPhone 7 plus 32gb as a new standard.

17. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

Almost every single twitter user that has ever lived has deleted a tweet which attracted the negative attention. Most humans on earth, won't let a mistake stick around. This is not childish. This is cleaning up a mess. Damage control if you will. Or aren't you familiar with the concept?

23. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

You wouldnt say this if it was Samsung CEO.

25. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

Of course I would. Logic does not discriminate.

24. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

For a company of their calibre of course it's sounds childish, Apple rarely admited their mistakes (remember how Steve react about antena gate? or bendgate issue? why do you think Apple use stronger aluminum now? they said it's not an issue with 6 plus). Damage control or whatever you called it, it's only apply for those whose not aware of this issue but me & for some people who frequently visited phonearena (tech enthusiast) it's totally a joke...

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