Chris Poole (moot) has joined Google

He writes: I can’t wait to contribute my own experience from a dozen years of building online communities, and to begin the next chapter of my career at such an incredible company.

Poole created 4chan in 2003 when he was 15, stepping down as admin in early 2015. In 2011 created the now-defunct image-sharing social site Canvas.

He has spoken extensively in support of online anonymity:

It's not clear what his exact role at Google will be.

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