Or is it?
The iPhone 5 went on sale today, resulting in massive lines outside Apple stores and a surge in social media activity. According to SocialBakers, the number of tweets per hour mentioning the iPhone 5 this morning has surpassed 100,000.
Based on these social media reactions, the iPhone 5 is a polarizing device. People are either crazy about it, or they think people are crazy for waiting in line to buy it.
The frenzy led to a trove of clever, amusing, and bizarre tweets about the phone. Here, we highlight 10 of them:
A sign of the apocalypse?
— KristinFisher (@KristinFisher) September 21, 2012
Do those versions come with a smallpox app?
Based on the Instagram photos I’m seeing, a lot of people apparently bought their iPhone 5 in the Old West.