Came 4chat

The site was born in 2003, a year before Facebook, as an image and message board in the style of a similar Japanese board called 2chan, or Futaba.

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It's also the birthplace of the hacker collective Anonymous, along with countless funny Internet memes and harmless pranks on celebrities.The 4chan Chronicle presents the history of the 4chan community and includes a summary of the website's history and culture from its foundation on October 1, 2003.This wikibook is in the process of consolidating the work of two separate but related efforts: The 4chan Timeline is a finished project meant to merge the multiple 4chan timelines that have existed thorough the years.” Countless cultural phenomena formed on 4chan (see box).Although its roots are hard to decipher, hacking network Anonymous – responsible for cyber-activity like the one in 2015, where it took down Isis-related Twitter accounts following the Paris attacks – is believed to have started here.