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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘4chan’

4chan Founder and Admin ‘moot’ Is Stepping Down

Chris Poole, 4chan founder and admin, is stepping down. Known as “moot” on the site (anonymously until 2008), Poole says he is “humbled to have had the privilege of both founding and presiding over what is easily one of the greatest communities to ever grace the Web.” Here’s his farewell in its entirety: I founded 4chan eleven and a half …

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Snapchat Photo Hack, If Real, Wasn’t Snapchat’s Fault (Says Snapchat)

Photos taken and transmitted via Snapchat may or may not have leaked on Thursday, but if they did, Snapchat assures you that its servers were never breached and it’s the fault of unauthorized third-party apps. Early Friday, Business Insider reported on “The Snappening”, a supposedly massive Snapchat hack that includes upward of 200,000 photos. The hack was reportedly organized and …

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“Bikini Bridge” Hoax And What We Can Learn From It

By now you may have heard about the newest thinspo craze known as the “Bikini Bridge”. Now we’re learning that it’s really a hoax. …Or is it? It’s been pointed out that the photos featured online and in the media were very real. If you think about it, those type of poses are very familiar as ads are always featuring …

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Death Star Petition Passes 25,000 Signatures, So You Know What That Means

Your move, White House. Among the many pressing issues facing our great nation, the people have rallied together in support of the most pressing one of all: our reckless lack of functioning Death Stars. A petition asking the Obama administration to gather the resources and begin production of our very own Death Star has passed the signature threshold on the …

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Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site

UPDATE: The petition has crossed the 25,000 signature threshold. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: In the near future, it’s possible that the White House will actually have to respond to the people’s suggestion that the U.S. Government begin construction on our own Death Star by the year 2016. That’s all thanks to the We The People online petition site, which has seen its …

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4chan, Purveyor Of Fine Internet Culture, Hits One Billion Posts

With all the attention focused on Reddit and the disappointing Digg reboot, we tend to forget one of the leading pioneers in making the Internet a better/worse place to live. Thanks to 4chan and its often wonderful /b/ board, we were exposed to a lot of firsts. The site just announced that it’s still one of the biggest influences on …

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Burger King Employee Puts His Nasty Feet in Your Lettuce, Posts Image Online

True story: I stopped eating a Burger King over four years ago following a peculiar incident with one of the company’s drive-thru employees. Upon stopping at the first window to pay for my order, I was greeted by a woman who appeared to be having an extremely bad day. Being the kind and considerate individual that I am (shut up), …

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