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This is like the Beatles breaking up for people who've never heard of the Beatles.

If you haven't looked at the Internet, TV, or other media until this exact moment today, you might still be unaware that Zayn Malik has quit ultra-popular British boy band One Direction. The band is massively popular with teens and tweens around the world, and for many of them, this news is their first taste of heartbreak. Of course, this generation is never one to suffer in silence, so many hilariously histrionic reactions have been preserved on social media for us to enjoy. Here are some of the best: