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Flash Mob Creator Comes To Big Think

Harper’s senior editor Bill Wasik comes to Big Think tomorrow to discuss viral narratives, social media and his new book, And Then There’s This.

In addition to a career in the magazine world, Wasik is infamous for his invention of the flash mob, one of social media’s most effective offline iterations.


Akin to earthworms spontaneously generating from puddles after a rainstorm, flash mobs unite up to several hundred people in public spaces for publicity-style stunts like pillow fights and silent discos.

If you are unclear, post your questions for Mr. Wasik here.


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