Posts Tagged ‘4Chan’

The Tao Of Moot: 4Chan Founder Shares Wisdom At Web 2.0

If a meme ever brought a smile to your face, better thank Chris Poole for birthing 4Chan. Okay, so there’s porn galore and generally NSFW content down there (still is), as well as a shadow army of rabid hacktivists, but Chris has moved on to greater endeavors with Canv.as, which has received its fair share [...]

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Cole Stryker: The Man Who Wrote A Book About 4Chan And Anonymous

A little perspective never hurt. This month Cole Stryker is proudly releasing his first book and nervous about it. How come? The book is Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan’s Army Conquered the Web. The problem is 4chan and the anons who lurk there aren’t very susceptible to publicity. In fact, Cole Stryker expressed his [...]

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Canvas Nets $3M Funding In New Round

It’s great to be Moot right now. By Moot of course, is meant Christopher Poole, the strapping young lad behind hacker haven and anime trove 4chan. But 4chan isn’t the only thing in Moot’s plate these days.  Since landing a spot in Lerer Ventures as some sort of adviser, Christopher/Moot wasted no time launching Canvas. [...]

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Something Is Brewing Between Tumblr And 4Chan

Some sort of undeclared war flared up last week involving well known haunts of various internet lurkers. Meme giant 4Chan and Tumblr both went down and fingers were a-pointin’ that parties form both sides exchanged DDOS attacks. This isn’t the first reported case of retaliatory strikes though, as the hacker haven and hipster hideout have [...]

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4Chan Founder Christopher Poole Joins Lerer Ventures

Former teenage wunderkind Christopher Poole, who also goes by the name Moot, has just hopped aboard Lerer Ventures as an adviser whose sole task is to scout for talent. Poole, founder of 4Chan and Canvas Networks, will be putting his considerable experience as an underground web developer to good use when he’s tasked with giving the [...]

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