Apple Store Online adds Twitter and Facebook links

“Following today’s mysterious downtime for Apple’s online stores, users have been scouring the store pages to look for any changes,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.

“While the store remains largely unchanged with no major new product offerings, Apple does appear to have made one small change to its Mac Pro model selection page, changing the ‘select’ button for each model into a combination button with a drop-down section allowing users to post a link to the configuration to Twitter or Facebook,” Slivka reports. “Curiously, the addition has not yet made it to the product pages for Apple’s other products…”

Read more in the full article here.

CNBC reports, “Apple called CNBC back and said the social links were live before this morning’s downtime, and were not the reason for the store’s downtime.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Jax44” and “Ellis D.” for the heads up.]


  1. Considering Apple’s usual silence, I’m surprised to read that they called CNBC just to say the buttons were already there before the downtime.

    That doesn’t seem very Apple-like to me.

  2. Lots of people use those links… trust me on that… for most people… if there’s no link, they don’t think it can be shared (cut n’ paste) or they simply won’t bother.

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