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January 24, 2011

Flashmob videos have seen a huge resurgence of late and lately they've mostly been of the dance variety once again, as opposed to the singing variety we saw spread across the country over the holidays. For example, we've seen a number of clips from a dancing mob at Sundance.

One thing we haven't seen, however, is the combo found in this video, which is the Most Viewed video today in western North Carolina. The clip was filmed in the Asheville mall on Saturday and is a good summary of the latest progression in the flashmob phenomenon. The trend began with young pranksters, became an creative ad agency favorite, and is now all grown-up and accessible to pretty much everybody. Including those who take ballroom dancing classes and also like Usher: