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The clip above aired Thursday night on The Daily Show, a relatively innocuous joke about the fanaticism of a vocal group of fans of the boy band. Fans, however, took it as an insult against One Direction member Zayn Malik - who is of Pakistani descent. By Friday, angry fans had hashtags globally trending on Twitter:



Not seen here? #ZaynDefenseSquad, #ZayneSavesNotKills, and other smaller hashtags throughout the day - which our friends at Know Your Meme have kindly gathered up! Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that over 114,000 tweets have been tallied under the popular hashtags.

The moral of the story, as always, is to never underestimate the power of teenage girls on social media.

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Internet Reacts to McDonald's Announcing They're Giving Away Truckloads of Free Special Sauce

McDonald's announced they'll be giving away 10,000 free bottles of their Special Sauce on Thursday, January 26th; and the internet is a melting pot of excitement meets sassy indifference. Sassy indifference here being the whispers of, 'haven't we already had this available?' It's called Thousand Island Dressing.

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