10 Surprisingly Dark Truths About Steve Jobs And Apple

The iPhone made its debut nine years ago today, but a darker legacy continues.

Nine years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, changing the face of consumer technology. Both Jobs and his company are often revered, but there’s a disturbing dark side to the company…

Steve Jobs First Iphone

Jobs debuts the first iPhone. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Nearly a decade ago today, Steve Jobs stood on a stage in San Francisco and unveiled the first iPhone, a moment which birthed an imminent ‘death of the PC’ and the rise of the smartphone selfie (the original selfie is at least a century old).

Jobs’ work and innovation on the iPhone and ensuing devices have catapulted him to pop cultural immortality, and for good reason: Jobs transformed multiple industries, from communication, to music, to video games. But as with any great leader, neither Jobs nor his company came without flaws:

Danika McClure
Danika McClure
Danika is a musician from the northwest who sometimes takes a 30 minute break from feminism to enjoy a TV show.
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