List of chan boards

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The structure of 2chan served as the inspiration for then year-old Christopher Pool to create 4chan in , as an online gathering place where the — predominantly male — userbase could revel in countercultural irony, memes, and generalised semi-affectionate abuse of one-another. However, at the time of its inception, the board failed to attract users in large numbers. However, violence found ideological justification on 8chan, where a wave of Far-Right terrorism was incited by the Christchurch attack. The violence continued on 9 October, when Stephan Balliet attempted to conduct a mass shooting at a synagogue in Halle, Germany, eventually killing two people. However, it is not at all certain that 8kun will be embraced, for a number of reasons.

Chan Culture and Violent Extremism

8chan - Wikipedia

A rash of postings that may be related to mass shootings has put a spotlight on loosely moderated forums known as chan boards or image boards. While many people who visit these sites simply share memes or discuss video games, the sites have also become a gathering place for white supremacists and right-wing nationalists who take advantage of the freewheeling and anonymous nature of the boards. The anything-goes attitude has led chan boards to become swamps of hateful commentary. One board in particular, 8chan, became a magnet for these posts. After suspected shooters in at least three mass shootings in posted screeds on 8chan -- including before the El Paso, Texas, massacre in early August -- 8chan was forced offline when internet security company Cloudflare and other providers decided to stop working with the site. On Oct.

8chan, 8kun, 4chan, Endchan: What you need to know

An owner moderates each board, with minimal interaction from site administration. The site has been linked to white supremacism , neo-Nazism , the alt-right , racism and anti-Semitism , hate crimes , and multiple mass shootings. In the aftermath of the back-to-back mass shootings on August 3 and August 4, , in El Paso, Texas , and Dayton, Ohio , respectively, the site was taken off clearnet on August 5, , after the network infrastructure provider Cloudflare stopped providing their content delivery network CDN service. Voxility, a web services company that had been renting servers to Epik , the site's new domain registrar, as well as Epik's CDN provider subsidiary BitMitigate, also terminated service. No experience or programming knowledge is necessary for users to create their own boards.
Our goal is to give people space for self-expression and self-determination without revealing their identity. This means that our users do not need to register an account before participating in the community and we do not collect personal information in connection with these activities. However, posters can append a name to their posts, with a unique hash identifier known as a tripcode.