10 amusing tweets about the iPhone 5

Chatter about the new Apple device has taken hold of Twitter’s trending topics list today. We highlighted some of the best reactions thus far.

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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?

Quote of the morning: “This is more important than the election! iPhone 5 is biblical!” – 3rd in line at #Apple store in Clarendon @wusa9

— 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.

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