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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

The Dangers of Instant Social Media in Flash Mobs

Incidents in Kansas City MO's Country Club Plaza the past year or so were fueled- at least in part- by so-called "flash mobs" or youths using instant social media like Twitter and Facebook to meet at a certain time at a certain location.

In an ASSOCIATED PRESS story via The KANSAS CITY (MO) STAR- a number of incidents nationwide and across the world- an increasing number devoted to lawlessness- have been attributed to the instant crowds that make up the flash mobs- including the on-going riots in England.

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