Posts tagged "4chan"

10,000 Transphobic Dipshits Petition To Have Caitlyn Jenner’s Olympic Medals Revoked

Congratulations on getting attention, we’re sorry your parents didn’t give you enough of it.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

4chan Drove A Book Vlogger Off Of YouTube For Existing As A Book Vlogger On YouTube — But What Classy Thing Will They Do Next?

Classy as always, 4chan used its collective powers to drive a book vlogger off of YouTube with comments on her channel that were in turns condescending, mansplaining, and vulgar. She…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Complete Piece Of Shit “Journalist” Releases Unconfirmed Name Of UVA Rape Victim “Jackie”

Sigh. Here is your daily reminder that human beings can be really, really horrible. Charles C. Johnson (above), a former writer for the conservative Daily Caller and founder of GotNews,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2014 - 10:40 am

The Snappening Is Happening: 90,000 Stolen SnapChat Images Posted Online

It was easy for some to dismiss the privacy concerns surrounding last month’s “Fappening” as the price of fame, as though winning an Oscar or being a Sports Illustrated cover…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 13, 2014 - 1:30 pm

AnonIB’s Date Rape Problem

Trigger warning: rape

By now we’re all familiar with the infamous celebrity photo leak of 2014, aka “The Fappening,” as it’s been dubbed by the Internet. But what…

Frances Locke | October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Hackers Threaten To Release Nude Photos Of Emma Watson After Her Feminist Speech At The UN

Emma Watson may be the latest celebrity to have nude photos leaked on the Internet — in her case as retribution for a kickass speech she gave at the

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2014 - 6:21 pm

Celeb Nude Pic Leak Includes Underage Photos Of McKayla Maroney, Constitutes Child Porn

This weekend’s #CelebGate nude photo leak — also known as “The Fappening” — has gotten even more unsavory. Amongst the many hundreds of alleged celeb nude photos  — stolen from…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 2, 2014 - 6:30 pm

On “The Fappening” & 4chan’s Violent Attitude Towards Women

Here’s what I’ve learned about men on the internet who are annoying at best and abusive at worst: They think they know the women they harass. They have access to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Jenna Jameson Got Help From 4Chan To Track Down Ex-Assistant

When your former assistant hacks into your social media accounts and deletes all your shit, who ya gonna call? 4CHAN! Porn star Jenna Jameson went straight to the bowels…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 6, 2014 - 5:30 pm

R.I.P. Society: Teenage Girl Says She Will Have Sex With Teenage Boy If He Gets 1 Million Facebook Likes

So this is majorly depressing: Petter Kverneng, a teenage boy in Norway, really wanted to have sex with his crush Cathrine, though she wasn’t particularly into it. So she –…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2013 - 2:40 pm

4chan Tracks Down Kitten Dumper And Puppy Thrower

The surprisingly powerful coven of internet wizards that make up 4chan are known for many things. The site made the news for creating “Rickrolling” and making “Justin Bieber Syphilis” a…

Kelli Bender | August 31, 2010 - 6:59 pm

What The Heck Is 4chan?

When I first went to, I didn’t know what the heck was going on. It’s a pretty plain-looking site with long lists of random topics that users can click…

Nikki Dowling | July 26, 2010 - 4:00 pm