The most toxic community on the internet is homeless Paid Members Public
8chan, home of mass shooters, QAnon and the cradle of GamerGate is finding it hard to get back online. And its founder it working to keep it that way.
From nihilistic lulz to the White House: 4chan and Trump's electing coalition Paid Members Public
Dale Beran has written a fascinating and compelling long read, drawing a direct line from 4chan springing to life from Something Awful’s forums, to the rise of Trump [https://medium.com/@DaleBeran/4chan-the-skeleton-key-to-the-rise-of-trump-624e7cb798cb#.ka2rhjhhn] . And the bridging factor? Milo. He took the GamerGate movement and connected it up with
Understanding chan culture, the birthplace of GamerGate Paid Members Public
Boing Boing has published a fascinating exploration of chan culture [http://boingboing.net/2014/12/31/how-imageboard-culture-shaped.html] – the society of “anons” that congregate around 4chan and its spinoffs – and the problems created when it clashes with, say, Twitter culture, as it did at the height of GamerGate: > This hostility