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Did The Oregon Shooter Warn Of His Plans On 4chan?

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime

A comment on the web bulletin board 4chan eerily warned of a school shooting in the Northwest on Wednesday, prompting speculation that the gunman resp...

What the Internet Gets Wrong About Eminem and Feminism

Andy Hoglund | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

In other words, Eminem is less a bona fide sexist, and more deliberately pushing buttons. We've had this discussion before.

Man Accused Of Killing Woman, Posting Photos Of Her Body Online

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

UPDATE Nov. 6, 2014, 12:15 a.m.: Police captured murder suspect David Kalac at a Wilsonville TriMet station on Wednesday night, Clackamas County dispa...

Photos Posted To 4chan Appear To Show Body Of Strangled Woman

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.05.2014 | Crime

An anonymous user on a popular Internet forum posted photos of what appears to be the body of a strangled woman on Tuesday. At 3:30 p.m, less than ...

Gerry Smith

App Behind The Snapchat Leak Admits It Was Hacked, Apologizes | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology

A website that allowed Snapchat users to save images that were supposed to disappear said it was hacked and apologized for allowing thousands of priva...

200,000 Snapchat Photos Leaked On 4Chan

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Technology

Around 200,000 private photos sent using the photo messaging app Snapchat were reportedly stolen and leaked on Thursday. People on the Internet me...

Why Your College Campus Should Ban Yik Yak

Ryan Chapin Mach | Posted 12.03.2014 | College
Ryan Chapin Mach

If you think really, really hard, can anyone come up with a single conceivable way in which Yik Yak might do something so good that it outweighs the fear it's putting in members of these communities?

Dear Hackers: Your Nude Photo Threats Against Emma Watson Only Help The Women's Rights Cause

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

These hackers have shown just how important such a campaign it is -- single-handedly refuting any claims that gender inequality and ugly misogyny are no longer a problem.

Internet Trolls Threaten To Release Nude Photos Of Emma Watson After Feminist Speech

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women

UPDATE: Sept. 24 -- The website, which previously claimed it would leak nude photos of Emma Watson and was believed to have been cr...

Stephanie Marcus

Kim Kardashian & Others The Latest Victims Of Nude Photo Hacking Ring | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens and U.S. soccer goalie Hope Solo appear to be the latest victims of the celebrity nude photo hacking ring. Early S...

Katla McGlynn

Welcome To HuffPost Comedy's First Podcast! | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Comedy Editors Carol Hartsell and Katla McGlynn spend all day looking at funny things on the Internet. Now, they have a podcast. This is "Too...

Mom's Facebook Lesson Takes A Dark Turn

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.22.2014 | Parents

A Colorado mother who attempted to teach her daughter a lesson about Facebook use wound up getting blasted by others. In an effort to show her da...

Zuckerberg's Embrace of Anonymity Marks Shift in Attitudes Toward Privacy

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.06.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The king of social media is finally recognizing that privacy is not just some cultural relic to be engineered away.

In Odd Twist, Porn Star Has Needs Filled By Internet

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Jenna Jameson knows how to get what she wants, even if it's more than a little ethically murky. On Friday, the on-again-off-again porn star, who r...

The Ideology of Anonymity and Pseudonymity

Malcolm Collins | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology
Malcolm Collins

While pan-internet culture has come to view anonymity/pseudonymity as a human right and crucial element of a free society, the value of anonymity has developed to include conditional factors just as freedom of movement has within societies that value it as a human right.

The Founder Of 4chan Has A Totally Different New Fan Base

ReadWrite | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
Read More: 4chan, Technology News

As founder of the infamous message board 4chan, Christopher Poole has seen his fair share of memetic Internet phenomena. ...

Reddit And Others Rally Anti-NSA Protesters On- And Offline

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - The online community rallied on Thursday in support of live protests against the U.S. government's surveillance of internet activity, a pr...

Huge Online Protest Against NSA Planned For 4th Of July

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

Reddit, Mozilla, Wordpress, 4chan and other websites are planning a Fourth of July protest against the National Security Agency over its widespread su...

Lessons From Crowdsourcing the Boston Marathon Bombings Investigation

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Tarun Wadhwa

We now live in a world where information moves faster than we can assess its value... this is especially true in times of panic, disaster, and crisis.

New Prank Targets Bieber's Teen Fans

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2013 | Technology

Beliebers, beware: #BieberOnOmegle is a hoax. A Twitter hastag that began appearing on Jan. 11 looks to have originated in a 4chan forum (Warning: ...

Crowdsourcing: The New Way to Solve Problems

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 03.10.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Recently, there's a new form of problem-solving that's emerged. Crowdsourcing is the whole idea of taking a few thousand ordinary minds and having them work together to create a solution for a large problem.

4Chan Wants To Make Kim Jong Un Time's Person Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

Infamous forum 4chan is flexing its online muscles, calling on users to manipulate the outcome of Time Magazine’s prestigious Person of the Year hon...

Gerry Smith

Film Director Michael Gallagher Says He Received Death Threats About 4Chan Horror Flick | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Michael Gallagher said he expected that members of 4Chan, the notorious online message board, would not like his new movie. But he said he did not ant...

Internet Prank Tries To Send Taylor Swift To School For The Deaf For A Live Concert

Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

For the second time in just over a month, an online contest promising a celebrity concert as a prize looks to have been hijacked by a group of determi...

Mountain Dew Naming Campaign Melts Down After Online Hijacking

Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

A note to all you poor souls designing crowd-sourced marketing campaigns for large corporations: 4chan exists -- so please be careful. If someone ...