It’s the question on the lips of many who adopted iTunes in the early 2000s and invested heavily in the platform assuming, perhaps naively, that it would always be there.
Social media erupted when the news broke on Saturday that iTunes is soon to be no more.
There was plenty of concern for playlists and music and movies downloaded over almost 20 years, but Apple won’t let those personal back catalogues disappear — they’ll be moving them over to a trio of new apps.
Most of the reaction was from users nostalgic about the end of an era for technology that relegated CDs to the drawer that never gets opened in the TV unit and ushered in the iPod.
Apple has cleared out its Facebook and Instagram pages for iTunes
It’s looking more and more likely that iTunes’ days are numbered.MacRumorsand Redditors noticedthat Apple has cleared out its Instagram and Facebook pages for the program, removing all of its pictures, posts, and videos.
MacRumorsnotes that Apple appears to have migrated its iTunes accounts over to their Apple TV counterparts onFacebookandInstagram. ItsTwitter accountremains untouched for now.