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How 8chan Was Born — and Became the Worst Place on the Internet
“Real life stopped mattering to me,” says founder Fredrick Brennan.
8chan’s Owner Will Tell Congress His Site Is About Video Game Tips and 'Down-Home Recipes.' Oh, and Mass Shootings.
Jim Watkins was called to testify because his website has played host to the racist screeds of at least three mass shooters this year.
Man Who Tried to Shoot Up a Mosque In Norway Was Inspired By Christchurch and El Paso
It's the third time the Christchurch shooter appears to have inspired an attack on minorities.
Congress Wants to Talk to 8chan's Owner About Extremism. He Says He's Too Busy.
This year, three suspected mass shooters have posted white supremacist screeds to 8chan before carrying out their attacks.
8chan Forced to Move to Obscure Dark Web Service
8chan is distributing a copy of its content over a decentralized platform that supporters of the Islamic State also tried to use.
8chan Extremists Are Going Dark. Here's Why That's Dangerous.
“Shutting these sites down can be a double-edged sword”
The Owner of 8chan Is Super Sorry About All the Shootings. He Still Won’t Take It Down.
The website is a hate-filled rabbit hole, but Jim Watkins would have you believe it's just "a peacefully assembled group of people talking."
8chan Has Been Taken Offline Again
8chan was once again taken offline Monday, hours after it managed to get itself back online.
The Hate-Filled Website 8chan Was Taken Offline After the El Paso Shooting. By Monday Morning It Was Back.
In the last six months, at least three people linked to mass shootings have posted content related to their attacks on 8chan.
“No One Really Knew Him”: Everything We Know About the El Paso Mass Shooting Suspect
A manifesto thought to be written by the suspect said his attack "is a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas."
People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships
We spoke to people who told us how the QAnon conspiracy theory ruined their marriage, turned their parents into completely different people, and otherwise made their lives miserable.
The Epstein Scandal Is Giving QAnon Everything Pizzagate Couldn't
The accusations are fueling the community's baseless theory that liberal elites are running a child sex trafficking ring.