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4chan sold to Japanese business man

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You either hate them or you love them but there is no denying memes are everywhere.

4chan, one of the weirdest and most influential sites has been recently sold to 2channel founder, Hiroyuki Nishimura.

But what will this mean for the future of our modern day meme-consumption? Will anything change? And what do memes really say about our participation with popular culture?

David Ross reports.

 

September 28th 2015
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