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Saturday January 24, 2015

4chan Founder 'Moot' Bids Farewell: 'This is Goodbye'

To have had so much impact on the Internet, Christopher Poole still looks like a kid that is way too young to be retiring. Better known as Moot, Poole is the founder of the website 4chan and is retiring after an 11 and a half year run as the head of the controversial site. He bid farewell to his fans and followers on a live YouTube broadcast to 40K viewers.

Poole founded the site 11 and a half years ago, when he was 15. It quickly grew into one of the internet’s most influential آ– and chaotic آ– communities, spawning memes and jokes that spread far and wide.