The creator of the world’s most notorious website forum, 4chan, Christopher Poole, also known online as ‘Moot’, has been hired by Google on March 7, 2016. Yes, 4chan is the same website forum known for bringing up the darkest parts of the Internet. Poole announced the news of his hiring on the blogging site, Tumblr, on Monday.
Christopher Poole, aged 28, has been in the news since he first created the website 4chan under the anonymous name of ‘Moot’ which was notorious for leaked and offensive nude images of celebrities. This website was created by Poole, in the year 2003, when he was just 15 years old.
The website was graded as “the ground zero of the Western Web Culture” in 2008. Moreover, in 2009, Moot himself has been ranked as the world’s most influential person of 2008.