Chris Poole started a site called 4chan.org back when was 15 years old.
4chan is a huge website.
According to SimilarWeb, it is the 154th largest Website in the US and the 360th in the world. It’s just a little smaller than NYT.com.
4chan is also incredibly influential.
“Memes” like Lolcats and Rick Rolling stated there. The hacking group Anonymous first organised itself there.
You’d think, having created such a big and powerful Website in his teens, Poole would be very wealthy.
Poole came by the office the other day, and we asked him about it.
Edited by Justin Gmoser
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