4chan Owner Asserts Midas Touch For Memes

4chan Owner Asserts Midas Touch For Memes

Moot demonstrates the creative power of a playful, unexpected, intervention into turbulent fast moving systems.

Stephen Fortune
  • 1 december 2010

The image message board 4chan is consistently regarded as a primordial soup from whence all internet memes issue. Within the last 24 hours it’s owner, know to forum denizens as Moot, altered the code of the website. The results were that any text posted translated into “PUDDIPUDDIPUDDI”, a reference to an irritating japanese pudding commercial auto-playing on all pages of the message board.

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