The asshole of the internet

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Launched by Christopher "moot" Poole in October , the site hosts boards dedicated to a wide variety of topics, from anime and manga to video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports, among others. Registration is not available and users typically post anonymously; posting is ephemeral , as threads receiving recent replies are " bumped " to the top of their respective board and old threads are deleted as new ones are created. As of May [update] , 4chan receives more than 20 million unique monthly visitors, with more than , posts made daily. The site has been described as a hub of Internet subculture , with its community being influential in the formation of prominent Internet memes , such as lolcats , Rickrolling and rage comics , as well as hacktivist and political movements , such as Anonymous and the alt-right.


Urban Dictionary: 4chan

Have you recently had an argument and are wondering if you were in the right? Want an external arbiter to judge if your morally-dubious actions were justified or not? Or just want to feel smug that your interpersonal skills are way better than those of random internet strangers? They submit scenarios in which they are not sure whether they behaved correctly or not, and ask the hive mind for a ruling. Am I in the right here — or am I the asshole? Insult your pregnant wife? Not the asshole!

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In , many of us were inundated with well-intentioned social good marketing campaigns. But audiences of publishers talking about race, gender, sexuality or even coronavirus were less likely to see these ads. It emerged that over-zealous brand safety protections disproportionately restricted ads from web pages deemed risky, which also deprived marketers of historically underserved audiences. The blocklist scandal's now well known but The Drum asks experts if that was just the tip of the iceberg. Big brands have big marketing budgets to plaster ads across an almost incomprehensible amount of web pages.
The internet has a way of bringing out the worst in people—but it also changes them. A nyone who has spent a significant amount of time on internet message boards, chatrooms, or comment sections has, at some point:. The internet has a way of bringing out the worst in people.