TED talks: 4chan

January 4, 2014

Em 2003 Christopher “moot” Poole fundou o 4chan, um imageboard não censurado que lançou memes como o LOLcats e Rickrolling. Foi também de onde partiu um ataque hacker a um website de uma grande empresa de comunicação e ao menos uma campanha ativista no mundo real.

O vídeo abaixo mostra “moot” em uma conferência TED, traçando a história da subcultura mais influente da internet:

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In 2003 Christopher “moot” Poole founded 4chan, an uncensored online imageboard that lauched Internet “memes” such as LOLcats and Rickrolling. It was also the source of a high-profile hack of a mainstream media website and at least one activist campaign in the real world.

The video below shows “moot” at a TED talk in 2010, tracing the history of the web’s most influential subculture:

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