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Speaking of Which… | February 9, 2009

A facebook-driven flash mob featuring thousands of people swamped a London train station late Friday evening. The motivation? To mimic a T-Mobile commercial that a random guy in the U.K. noticed and thought would be fun to imitate. Here’s guessing T-Mobile is loving the free publicity that’s coming out of this.

Thousands gather in London for a flash mob

Thousands gather in London for a flash mob

“The entire main concourse was packed full of people dancing, cheering and screaming,” said CNN’s Simon Hooper, who was passing through the station on his way home.

“There were camera flashes going off constantly. There were also loads of people crammed around the edge of the upper level of the station, looking down at the scene below.

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