Flashmobbing in Barcelona

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One of the more bizarre, fun uses of Web 2.0 to date has been the phenomenon called ‘flashmobbing’

Here’s a recent example of a group of strangers assembling at a given time in a given place to perform a public spectacle before disappearing in the same fashion. Fortunately, someone brought a video camera to the central railway station in Barcelona for this one:


We think that the famous ‘Freeze Grand Central’ from ImprovEverywhere still has the edge though, and with 21m YouTube views it’s been an Internet sensation: