4chan articles

Martin Shkreli wants to save struggling 4chan

Controversial message board 4chan has run into financial troubles and may struggle to survive. Owner Hiroyuki Nishimura wrote in a post, titled “Winter is Coming,” that the forum faces closure unless new methods are introduced to help with spiraling costs. …

4chan creator Chris Poole hired by Google

Towards the end of 2015, Chris Poole (aka. Moot) sold the controversial website he created, 4chan, to the founder of popular Japanese message board 2channel. Now that the acquisition is complete, Poole has found a new home at Google.

4chan now under the ownership of 2channel founder

4chan founder Christopher “moot” Poole has sold the controversial message board to Hiroyuki Nishimura, creator of the Japanese anime forum 2channel. Poole, who handed off daily site duties to a team of moderators early this year, declined to reveal terms…