Cops Tracking Social Media to Prevent Flash Mobs, Fail to Prevent Most-Publicized Flash Mob in Cleveland


Another day, another flash mob story. This one takes a look behind the closed doors and onto the computer screens that serve as the watchdog to those troublesome kids and their new-fangled flash mobs.

WKYC reports
that stationed in the Justice Center in Cleveland is the "Fusion Center," an outpost where authorities from a wide-range of acronyms and police groups monitor social media to ward off flash mobs and trouble. This is in addition to monitoring for terrorist activity and other criminal happenings.

The usual suspects are saying all the right things when asked about their precautionary eagle-eye and how they will conquer the raging beast that is the flash mob hype.

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