chris poole

  • 4chan founder Chris Poole will try to fix social at Google

    4chan founder Chris Poole will try to fix social at Google

    Google never “got” social. For all the resources thrown at it, Google+ just never quite felt human. But luckily Google just hired the guy behind 4chan — a site that epitomized the good, the bad and the ugly of humanity on the Internet. Chris Poole (screen name: MOOT) started 4chan in his bedroom at age 15. In the 12 years since, he built it into a 20 million active user… Read More

  • Who Is Chris Poole Without 4chan?

    Who Is Chris Poole Without 4chan?

    “Last year if you asked me if I wanted to start something, I would have said ‘fuckkkkk noooooo'” 4chan founder Chris Poole laughs. But he’s changed his tune and is ready to get back in the game. Poole, aka Moot, started the unruly anonymous image board 4chan when he was just 15 years old. 12 years later, he sold it last week to the owner of Japanese company 2Channel… Read More

  • DrawQuest Engages Users to Over a Million Drawings

    Art-Obsessed 4chan Founder Chris “moot” Poole Opens Up About His New App DrawQuest

    After spending most of his life tackling the world of digital media, 4chan and Canv.as founder Chris “moot” Poole has gone back to basics with a gamified iPad drawing app called DrawQuest. The idea is that you spend most of your childhood representing and expressing yourself through art, whether it be pictures or words or some combination. But after a certain age, the majority of… Read More

  • Chatroulette Calls The PoPo And Crosses Fingers In Hopes Of Investment

    Chatroulette Calls The PoPo And Crosses Fingers In Hopes Of Investment

    Chatroulette founder Andrey Ternovskiy recently posted this strange missive detailing Chatroulette’s commitment to cleaning up its act. In battling the porn plague, Ternovskiy has resorted to tracking offending IP addresses and turning them into the police, among other things (I’m assuming the hilariously named “penis recognition software” wasn’t… Read More