(Founder Stories) Moot On The Origin Of 4Chan And The Evolution of Memes

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/moot.jpg" /> When Christopher Poole (aka Moot) was 15 years old, he founded the <a href="http://www.4chan.org/">4chan</a> image board on an I

Moot On 4Chan User Survey: "It's Total Garbage."

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/screen-shot-2010-12-27-at-12-04-43-pm.png" alt="" /> Over the weekend, a interesting demographic survey of over 6000 4Chan users made the rou

4Chan Spoofs Wikipedia Founder's "Personal Appeal"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/screen-shot-2010-11-25-at-3-25-21-am.png" />Just when you thought it couldn't get any better than the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/11/

Did Tumblr Just Reverse Take Down 4Chan?

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-243931" title="4" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/4.png" alt="" />Today was supposed to be the day that 4Chan took down Tumblr. Instead, i

Angelgate EXCLUSIVE: BIN38's Super Angel Menu And More

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/screen-shot-2010-09-22-at-2-04-39-pm.png" />Apparently my boss <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/21/so-a-blogger-walks-into-a-bar/">cras

How Can Brands Best Get In Front Of Digital Audiences?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/digitalcrowdintodollars.png" /> We're still here at the first <a href="http://disrupt.beta.techcrunch.com">TechCrunch Disrupt</a> conference i

Moot's Investors Revealed: Andreessen, Conway, Dixon, Schachter and Lerer

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/87209v2-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2">Last Friday, we <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/05/14/4chan-founder-moot-raises-625k-for-stealth-s

4chan Founder ‘Moot’ Raises $625K For Stealth Startup Canvas Networks

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/87209v2-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2">According to an<a href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1491917/000149191710000001/xslFormDX01/p

Video: Time Magazine explains how 4Chan's moot came to dominate the Time 100 list

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/mootmoot.jpg" />Time Magazine <a HREF="https://techcrunch.com/2009/04/21/4chan-takes-over-the-time-100/">discovered last year</a> <i>the

4chan Presents: YouTube Porn Day (NSFW)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/jLTPH-630x354-215x120.jpg" width="215" height="120" />It looks like <a href="http://www.4chan.org/">4chan</a> has found its first major target

Don't condemn AT&T too quickly for blocking 4chan (now with AT&T's official explanation!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/4channnn.jpg" />To quote Grandpa Simpson, “Oh, bitch, bitch, bitch.” Today I woke up to reports that AT&T was being Evil, blockin

Shitstorm Averted? AT&T Restores Access To 4chan (Which Is Now Under DDoS Attack)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/att-deathstar-200x200.jpg" width="200" height="200" />AT&T has made even more people than usual angry when it <a href="https://techcrunch.

AT&T Reportedly Blocks 4chan. This Is Going To Get Ugly.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/angrypeople-214x147.png" width="214" height="147" />As if AT&T wasn't already <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/07/18/att-is-a-big-stea

Time's 100 Most Influential People Includes 4chan And Twitter Creators

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/evstone-208x200.jpg" width="208" height="200" />This list is in. Time has released its annual <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packa

Time Magazine Throws Up Its Hands As It Gets Pwned By 4Chan

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/4chan-logo-215x95.jpg" width="215" height="95" /> The hackers of 4Chan have succeeded in completely gaming Time Magazine's online poll for it

4Chan Takes Over The Time 100

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/4chan-logo-215x95.jpg" width="215" height="95" /> Look closely at Time magazine's online voting results so far for the <a href="http://www.ti

Fox tells 4chan MOAR

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/1239174622557s.jpg"><a HREF="http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,512957,00.html">Fox News</a> has discovered <a HREF="http://www.4chan.or