4chan is an English-language imageboard website. Launched by Christopher Poole on October 1, 2003, the site was originally created as an English counterpart to Japanese imageboard Futaba Channel. 4chan's first boards were created for posting images and discussion related to anime. The site quickly expanded, and as of August 2019, hosts 72 public boards dedicated to a wide variety of topics, from anime and manga to video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports, among others. Registration is not possible and users generally post anonymously, with threads receiving recent replies being "bumped" to the top of their respective board, and old threads being automatically deleted as new threads are created. 4chan receives more than 22 million unique monthly visitors, with approxima

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  • 4chan is an English-language imageboard website. Launched by Christopher Poole on October 1, 2003, the site was originally created as an English counterpart to Japanese imageboard Futaba Channel. 4chan's first boards were created for posting images and discussion related to anime. The site quickly expanded, and as of August 2019, hosts 72 public boards dedicated to a wide variety of topics, from anime and manga to video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports, among others. Registration is not possible and users generally post anonymously, with threads receiving recent replies being "bumped" to the top of their respective board, and old threads being automatically deleted as new threads are created. 4chan receives more than 22 million unique monthly visitors, with approximately 800,000 posts made daily. The site is widely considered a hub of Internet subculture, with 4chan's community being influential in the formation and spread of prominent Internet memes, including lolcats, Rickrolling, and rage comics, as well as activist and political movements, such as Anonymous and the alt-right.4chan has often been the subject of media attention as a source of controversies, including the coordination of pranks, harassment, and attacks against other websites and Internet users and the posting of illegal content, threats of violence, and racism. The Guardian once summarized the 4chan community as "lunatic, juvenile ... brilliant, ridiculous and alarming". (en)
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  • 4chan is an English-language imageboard website. Launched by Christopher Poole on October 1, 2003, the site was originally created as an English counterpart to Japanese imageboard Futaba Channel. 4chan's first boards were created for posting images and discussion related to anime. The site quickly expanded, and as of August 2019, hosts 72 public boards dedicated to a wide variety of topics, from anime and manga to video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports, among others. Registration is not possible and users generally post anonymously, with threads receiving recent replies being "bumped" to the top of their respective board, and old threads being automatically deleted as new threads are created. 4chan receives more than 22 million unique monthly visitors, with approxima (en)
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