From Anon to Alt-Right: The Dangerous Tricksters of 4chan

Anon To Alt Right

Source: Joanne McNeil
Affiliation: LitHub

In this article, Joanne McNeil outlines how 4Chan's activist arm "Anon" moved evolved from genuine, albeit avant-garde, activism to a breeding ground for horrifying harassment. While the anonymity of this forum allowed for more free activism, it ultimately paved the way for harassment and bigotry without consequences.

Keywords: Anonymity , Computer Science , Tech Ethics , Trolling