Via Twitter user @paulschreiber, here's a screenshot of the potentially terrifying drop:
But, as Schreiber helpfully points out, what we're seeing is simply Apple splitting its stock. What a 7-for-1 split means is that for every share of Apple stock you own, you'll now get six more. And if you don't yet hold any Apple stock but have been angling for an opportunity, now's your chance. Apple stock is more affordable than ever.
By the way, Google appears to have fixed the alarming drop showing on the search results for AAPL.