**If Twitter had existed as a microphone for heartbroken Gen Y-ers in middle school
Last week’s Jonas Brothers break-up (can brothers break-up?) brought tears and dramatics to Twitter the way only teen heartthrobs can do. The New Jersey siblings are far from the first boy band, and, of course, are not the first to pull the breaks on their creative endeavors. But they are among the first musical acts whose screaming teenybopper fans have a digital outlet through which they can project their heartfelt sorrow and angst to the world.
If only Twitter had been around during the early 2000s, when the last round of boy bands called it quits, we could have enjoyed these gems: