smart mob


noun

a large group of people mobilized by social media to meet in a public place typically for the purpose of social or political protest.

Nearby words

  1. smart card,
  2. smart casual,
  3. smart drink,
  4. smart drug,
  5. smart dust,
  6. smart money,
  7. smart phone,
  8. smart sanction,
  9. smart set,
  10. smart weapons

Compare flash mob.

Origin of smart mob

popularized by Howard Rheingold in his 2002 book Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution

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