Earlier today KTVU got a major component of the Apple Maps apology story wrong, tweeting that: “Apple CEO Tom Brooks apologizes for new Maps application http://t.co/YJbhg7tj.” Obviously, KTVU got mixed up and has since corrected the error, but it sparked some funny tweets. And I couldn’t get the image above out of my head until I made it real and shared it with the world. Meet “Tom Brooks,” Apple’s latest head honcho:
Here are some of the best tweets to come out of this colossal cock-up:
They already fired Tim? RT @ktvu: Apple CEO Tom Brooks apologizes for new Maps application bit.ly/QAAD4b
— Steve Kovach (@stevekovach) September 28, 2012
DAMN YOU AUTOCORRECT RT @ktvu:Apple CEO Tom Brooks apologizes for new Maps application bit.ly/QAAD4b
— Jason Aycock (@AlphaJason) September 28, 2012
@toddthomas @ktvu @jsnell Steve Jobs would never have hired Tom Brooks.
— John Noonan (@JohnNoonan) September 28, 2012