[View the story "Sugar Shock: Responses to Hostess applying for liquidation" on Storify]Sugar Shock: Responses to Hostess applying for liquidationHostess, the company famous for Twinkies and Wonder Bread, announced it will apply for liquidation and close down for good Friday morning. From concerns about Twinkies to unemployment, this is what Twitter, Instagram and Facebook users had to say. Storified by actionnews5 · Fri, Nov 16 2012 09:16:13Hostess moves to liquidation, thousands face unemploymentHostess moves to liquidation, thousands face unemployment Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 7:28 AM EST Updated: Friday, November 16, 201...Nationally, people have different opinions on the 18,000 employees nationwide facing unemployment and the snacks and bread that will slowly leave the grocery stores shelves. Very tempted to get one of each before they are no more... #hostessjoedematei#Hostess to shut down. Is this the end of #Twinkies? Twinkies will be missed.Pradeep SeshanHostess. The conventional industrial model of employment, in action.McNuttI can live without Twinkies and Ding Dongs, but PLEASE don't take away my Wonder Bread. I don't think I will make it.Jessica CortezHostess shuts down, 18,000 employees will be jobless. Find out why the company is closing down for good.http://www.wmctv.com/story/20115831/hostess-shuts-down-18000-employees-will-be-jobless#.UKY2UveM13o.twitteractionnews5Hostess workers said they will make more on employment than working. Why be a productive member of society if you don't have too. #unionsKelly TurnerGuess who gets to pay the unemployment benefits for the union Hostess strikers?jdonelsUpon hearing the news... @BryanPiatt and I had to stock up! #Hostess is going out of business!Nate AndersonWhat Memphians had to say about Hostess and the bakery in Memphis after the company announced it will apply for liquidation and will close down for good Friday morning. @stackmack If they did, they won't anymore here soon. I'll miss the smell of the Hostess Bakery in Memphis :(Steven DuffelThe newly unemployed Hostess workers in #Memphis is adding to the high unemployment rate in the city.Chandra KamariaSad news to know that Hostess/Wonder Bread is closing. 17,000 jobs lost in MemphisStephen EllisThis is sad--my grandfather worked, in Memphis and Dallas, for Hostess for 50 years. Labor strike may crumble Hostess http://goo.gl/cczF9James CarterI have never.... in my life... eaten a #Hostess product. =/Kelsey JacobsonRT @actionnews5: Hostess shuts down, 18,000 employees will be jobless. Find out why the company is closing down for good.http://www.wmctv.com/story/20115831/hostess-shuts-down-18000-employees-will-be-jobless#.UKY2UveM13o.twitterChristine LundyI loved driving downtown in #Memphis so I could smell Wonderbread in the making! Now all we'll smell is, well, downtown. #hostessLindsey CoatesBreaking news from @actionnews5: Hostess is going out of business! Nnnooooooo! The Wonder Bread Factory is one of my FAV smells in Memphis!Shannon Little:(meganredLearn more about the Hostess strike and employees on the picket line outside the downtown bakery in Memphis Thursday, with video, in the story below from Action News 5's own Jason Miles. Hostess strike continues despite deadline for closureHostess strike continues despite deadline for closure Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:33 PM EST Updated: Thursday, November 15, 20...#Hostess workers still striking in #Memphis despite company-imposed deadline. What's next on @actionnews5 @10:00.. http://pic.twitter.com/TMd2ti1tJason Miles
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