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Anonymity And Identity On 4chan

Abstract 4chan is a series of anonymous, anything goes forums. 4chan, unlike Reddit and other forum sites, enables users to create and share content without having to create a profile. 4chan was created in October 2003 by Christopher Poole, Poole wanted to create a site that emulated the anonymous behaviour of the Japanese website 2channel. 4chan can be referred to an enthusiast forum, these sites are different from normal social media sites. Instead of having your real name and photo as your Read more [...]