“Flash Mob” tries to give the sense that this was one of those silent groups of harmless internet geeks that sometimes gather.
This was rather just a good old-fashioned riot by a bunch of ghetto thugs who were off school for the week (those that bother to go to school).
More like tweating twits. It’s funny how they are so poor yet can afford most of the daily luxuries like expensive gym shoes and cellphones. When we sponsored my cousin from Shanghai to become a US citizen, he thought the residents of Cabrini-Green public housing were all rich since they could afford to own cars and televisions and even professors in China could not at that time(this was in 1980).