A fact: m00t is a fagYour fortune: Better not tell you now
moot invented pic related and he's a fag that's all i really know, i don't know more about him
he gave it away that's why he's a fagYour fortune: Average Luck
Let's see if my memory is correct.
m00t, aka Christopher Poole, created 4chan when he was 15 as a place to anonymously discuss anime. It was essentially a ripoff of the Japanese Futaba Channel. He advertised 4chan on Something Awful, where most of the original users came from. 4chan quickly blew up way larger than m00t had anticipated. As the userbase grew, people inevitably went off-topic more and more, so m00t created /b/ and the rest of the boards. m00t came to hate what 4chan became, and was very vocal about this. 4chan was a load of trouble that he hadn't asked for. He just wanted a little corner of the internet where he could talk about asian cartoons with like-minded individuals, but of course it mutated into the cesspool we all know. How would you feel? I'd imagine that m00t jumped at the opportunity to sell the site when it got as bad as it was. I can't really blame him, honestly. There are rumors that he was forced to give up his site because of the SJWs or the FBI, but I don't think he needed any incentive. He was tired of it, and had been for many years. He was ready to live his own life. m00t's abandonment of 4chan definitely led to a decrease in quality on the management side of the site, but it was only in response to the decline of the anons. I don't know where m00t is now. I doubt anybody does, or it'd be common knowledge. But I'd wager that he's a lot happier now. And I'd bet that he wishes he'd never made 4chan in the first place.
I can't imagine carrying a site like 4chan from the age of 15. It's astounding m00t did it for as long as he did. But he had his limits, like anyone. If 22chan ever does pick up, I hope Twoot is ready. I don't mean to be a downer, but he could be in for a long and difficult ride.
>>1053>what is the difference between 4chan and 2chan?>4chan is twice as good
And 22chan is 5.5 times as good as 4chan
He actually got picked up by Google to work on the Hangouts Feature since it was kind of dead and they assumed him some kind of magicman for bringing people online together.
Different drawfags from /ic/, /a/, (And /jp/ by extension since they're mostly the same people.) /tg/ and even /mlp/ hopped on that ride and we'd often draw together. Sometimes we brought /soc/ in to pose for us in a side hangout in return for free portraits, but I never saw anyone from other board drawthreads. Anyways before I go too off topic we used it because of it's privacy (compared to streaming on Twitch or something) and group screensharing feature where we would spot others and watch each other draw. Also teach others new things if we picked it up. It also completely free where you had to bend over backwards or shill money to do it anywhere else. You'd just follow a link and you'd be good to go. It was great, but not perfect. We asked for a noise gate and a way to ban people and in return they took out features. Including volume control. There was a textchat but we were drawing so voice was kind of necessary. That plus the new shittier UI was the straw on the camel's back. Hangouts was announced to be closed soon. This year or early next year. All I have from the ride are some caps of old funposts.
I'd wager Moot also got the boot, unless he had the sense to move onto other things in the company.