“Bet you didn’t know that the conference Apple hosted in San Francisco last week for 6,000 developers was a face-off between CEO Tim Cook and Jony Ive, his Senior VP for design,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.
“That’s apparently how the folks at Viralheat saw it,” P.E.D. reports. “When the social media analytics firm looked at the reactions to the news coming out of WWDC on sites such Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest, what jumped out at them was the 35% edge Ive had over Cook in social media mentions and the 72% to 64% advantage Ive had in ‘positive’ sentiment.”
P.E.D. reports, “The Web’s reaction to iOS 7 — Ive’s redesign of the iPhone and iPad operating system — was considerably more positive than that of its critics in the press.”
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