Kin Lane

Flash Mobs

Was just reading a cool post about Flash Mobs on Ignite Media. Very cool concept.

Is it social media?

Is it art?

Is it protest?

Ignite Media defines a flash mob as:
  1. You gather a group of people (through text messages, Facebook groups, emails, whatever) and ask them to come to a particular place at a particular time;
  2. You all do something for a short period;
  3. You simply disband and go about your business.
Here is the video they posted that gives a good example: