A Stand Alone Complex is usualy obesrved after a major incident such as a murder. People decide to follow the behaviour of a person, be it fictional or real. It also discribes teamwork in which all the involved members share a common goal and infomation, but work alone to achive it in their own way. Based off the Ghost In the Shell series of the same name.
Anonymous share infomation via image boards and other mediums. They have a single goal yet each member works of their own accord. There is no hirarchy and so are a real example of a Stand Alone Complex