Saturday, 04 August 2018 18:35

Apple’s trillion-dollar market cap invites an airing of grievances

Written by MarketWatch
Rate this item
(0 votes)

While many in the media, on social networks and in the broader investing world were agog this week over Apple’s comparatively sudden lurch for the trillion-dollar-market-cap crown[1] — largely failing to heed co-founder Steve Wozniak’s guidance[2] that a big, round number is still just a number — it was not hard to locate dissenters on Twitter, teasing the company over its lingering perceived shortcomings, its enormous and history-making new valuation notwithstanding.

Some of the criticisms of the company AAPL, +0.29%[3] were of a peevish nature; others were far more penetrating:

Why Apple is worth $1 trillion pic.twitter.com/LuO4Tz5aKF[4]

— Sophia (@SophiaCannon)

Best believe apple hit that 1 trillion mark cause of their charger strength being equivalent to a cheese string

— Jஅthis (@JathisSivanesan)

As a trillion dollar company, you’d think that #Apple could figure out a way to make better cords 🤔 pic.twitter.com/tKa5SkQuSE[7][8]

— Brilliant Ads (@Brilliant_Ads)

Apple won’t truly be worth a trillion dollars until it realizes that no one ever actually wants to take a screenshot of their lockscreen.

— Alexia Bonatsos (@alexia)

1 trillion dollar company but you can’t give our iMessage wallpapers or make Apple Music free

— mature gambino (@ohenzyko)

Apple first Trillion $$$$ company, but where is innovation, where is that 'revolutionary' product that comes once in a while ??

— siteimpressive (@siteimpressive)

Apple become first trillion dollar company with start of the art quality control. Apple CEO:
1. You are holding mobile phone wrong
2. More cables shows dominance
3. Do not use mouse while charging
4. Broken cable? New one will just cost $299
5. We think you will love it ;) pic.twitter.com/1hFdbLpere[13]

— nixCraft (@nixcraft)

I wonder how much waste/trash Apple put into the world bc of their proprietary bs. Forcing all of us to buy new cables/headphones/adapters, etc... also probably a big reason that it’s the first trillion dollar publically traded corporation.

— Alexander Shelnutt (@AlexShelnutt)

If Apple had to pay everyone who works for them all around the world a living...

Read more from our friends at MarketWatch

Read 1345 times