Knowledge Identifier: $4chan
Category: Civil society (10)
Launched in 1987.
Countries: United States (34%), (16%), United Kingdom (6%)
Linked to: Apple Inc., Democratic Party, Motion Picture Association of America, Republican Party
An unidentified 4chan user applied the concept of the duckroll to what appeared to be a link to the trailer on YouTube, but instead showed the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 song "Never Gonna Give You Up"
In February 2009, "The Washington Post" reported that Poole had attended Virginia Commonwealth University for a few semesters before dropping out
On February 17, 2012, Thaddeus McMichael was arrested by the FBI for child pornography charges, after posting comments on Facebook claiming that he possessed child pornography
As of January 2016, 4chan hosts 66 discussion-based imageboards, one upload-only Flash board, and a number of trial boards