Christopher Poole, who founded the popular Internet community board 4chan, is now a Google employee. Poole, who goes by "moot" online, revealed his new job on his personal blog.
Poole didn't reveal any specifics about his new job at Google but seemed to offer some hints in his announcement:
When meeting with current and former Googlers, I continually find myself drawn to their intelligence, passion, and enthusiasm — as well as a universal desire to share it with others. I'm also impressed by Google's commitment to enabling these same talented people to tackle some of the world's most interesting and important problems.
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.
4chan was founded by Poole in 2003 and has since become one of the world's most popular community message and image boards. Poole announced his departure from 4chan in early 2015, followed by the site's sale to 2channel founder Hiroyuki Nishimura.