This morning the world awoke to some sad, sad news—after 82 years of providing delicious products like Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, Hostess Brands have shut their doors, following a Bakers Union strike.  Of course, the social web has responded to the news of Hostess’ demise with a whole slew of tweets, status updates and images mourning the loss of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Sno Balls, Ho Hos, Cupcakes and other Hostess favorites.

We scoured Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook to find some of the best images posted in response to this morning’s announcement.  Check them out below and feel free to share your comments about this sad news – and your favorite Hostess products – in the comments below.

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video expert here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.