The CBS What's Trending Twitter feed, tied to the show by Shira Lazar, posted and then removed a tweet announcing that Steve Jobs had passed away. (UPDATED)

While it subsequently removed the tweet, you can still see the original text because so many people retweeted it.

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We're hoping for an update from What's Trending explaining what gives.

Update: What's Trending just updated to say its tweet was "unconfirmed."

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Update 2: Shira Lazar just posted an apology.

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Update 3: Trying to distance themselves from the gaffe, an embarrassed CBS has cut all ties with Shira Lazar and What's Trending.