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Christopher Poole, or "moot", is an American businessman and web developer with a net worth of $5 million. Christopher Poole obtained his net worth by being the founder of 4chan, a web discussion of manga and anime that is responsible for the popularization of Internet memes. Poole was born in New York City and began 4chan at the age of 15 in his bedroom.
Christopher Poole is an American internet entrepreneur from New York City, noted for founding the websites 4chan and Canvas. He originally started 4chan anonymously, under the pseudonym moot (always written with lower case).
In 2008, Leopoldo Godoy of Brazilian TV Globo called Poole's 4chan "the ground zero of Western web culture." In April 2009, Poole was voted the world's most influential person of 2008 by an open Internet poll conducted by Time magazine. The results were questioned even before the poll completed, as automated voting programs and manual ballot stuffing were used to influence the vote. 4chan's interference with the vote seemed increasingly likely, when it was found that reading the first letter of the first 21 candidates in the poll spelled out a phrase containing two 4chan memes: "mARBLECAKE. ALSO, THE GAME."
On September 12, 2009, Poole gave a talk on why 4chan has a reputation as a "Meme Factory" at the Paraflows Symposium in Vienna, Austria, which was part of the Paraflows 09 festival, themed Urban Hacking. In this talk, Poole mainly attributed this to the anonymous system, and to the lack of data retention on the site ("The site has no memory.").
On February 10, 2010, Poole spoke at the TED2010 conference in Long Beach, California. He spoke about the increasing prevalence of persistent user identities and the sharing of personal information on sites like Facebook and Twitter and he also spoke about the value of anonymous posting on sites like 4chan. Fred Leal of the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo said his inclusion in the conference "indicates that something extraordinary is happening... [4chan] challenges every Internet convention: it is, alone, the antithesis of Google, social networking sites, and blogs."
In 2010, Poole was reported to have raised $625,000 to create a new online enterprise, Canvas. The website opened on January 31, 2011, and features digitally modified images uploaded by users who are required to self-

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4Chan Founder Christopher ‘Moot’ Poole Announces His ‘Retirement’

4Chan founder Christopher ‘Moot’ Poole is retiring from the company after 11 years as the websites head of operations. In a blog post on Wednesday 4Chan’s founder said it was “time for me to move on.” “I’ve spent the past two years working ...
Posted: January 21, 2015, 11:54 am

Two men charged with kidnapping Valparaiso woman, young son

The two 27-year-old Michigan men charged with the crime — Quentin Davis and Christopher Poole — were in court Monday morning, and each received a $100,000 cash bond. Davis, who faces two felony counts of kidnapping and a misdemeanor count of resisting ...
Posted: August 28, 2017, 10:20 am

2017 Volleyball Season Highlights

With the win, Nagel became the 22nd active NCAA Division I head coach to reach 600 career victories and joined Florida State’s Chris Poole and North Carolina’s Joe Sagula as the only three ACC coaches to reach the milestone. For her coaching career ...
Posted: December 15, 2017, 8:49 am
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