Buzzfeed’s Chris Menning takes a further look at Canvas, the new SoHo startup from 4chan’s Christopher Poole, which gives us a little more insight into the currently closed-for-beta site.
Even though Canvas is differentiating itself from 4chan, the site is clearly inspired by the mixing and remixing of images that takes place at forums Read More
The new startup from 4chan’s Chris Poole a collaborative, image-centric forum called Canvas, is rolling out invites a few at a time starting today.
Users upload images and remix them using Photoshop and a rudimentary photo editor inside Canvas, according to TechCrunch. Images can be upvoted or downvoted. It reminds us of Read More
Is 4chan creator Christopher Poole’s anonymous army turning against him? A 4chan user appeared to reveal Poole’s home address and phone number on the imageboard this week, posting a Manhattan address and phone number as “moot’s info.”
The post was quickly removed before any 4channers attempted to verify it, but one user saved a screenshot Read More
Hackers from the infamous “Anonymous” group connected to the 4chan message board are attacking major institutions in retaliation for their treatment of Wikileaks.
Operation Payback has taken down the websites of MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and Joe Lieberman.
These are Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS attacks. These cripple sites by overloading them with traffic, Read More
Internet hero Christopher Poole–or “Moot,” as he’s known on the image-based discussion boards of 4chan–has joined seed stage fund Lerer Ventures as an advisor, TechCrunch reports:
Moot is plugged into the hacker culture in New York City, which Lerer Ventures wants to tap into. He will advise the fund and bring it deals, as Read More
Over the weekend members of the notorious internet board 4chan shut down the websites of the MPAA and RIAA. New media was sticking it to the olds. Today it was announced that the founder of the influential internet message board 4chan, Christopher “Moot” Poole, would be a keynote speaker at this year’s SXSW interactive.
What’s Read More