Marc Steiner / The Real News NetworkAug 12, 2019
What can settler colonialism and slavery teach us about Donald Trump and 8chan? Quite a bit, says author and professor Gerald Horne. Dig deeper ( 15 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigSep 25, 2014
When actress Emma Watson gave a strong-willed, poignant speech Saturday at the United Nations headquarters, it was reported that she received threats from users of online bulletin board 4chan for being a "feminist bitch." Turns out, the nude photo leak warning was none other than a "viral marketing hoax." Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigSep 4, 2014
There has been a lot of justifiable outrage about the invasion of privacy of celebrities and the posting of their private, nude photos at 4Chan by hackers who apparently got into their cloud accounts. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 6, 2010
Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber invited fans to pick the destination of his next tour. Some clever hooligans over at 4chan decided to hijack the vote and send the teen heartthrob to -- where else? -- North Korea. With a day and change left to vote, the Hermit Kingdom was beating out second-place Israel and third-place Poland by a few thousand votes. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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