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Definition: image board


An online forum where users post images and feedback. Originating in Japan, image boards cover numerous topics ("boards") and often have "chan" in their title, such as 4chan and 8chan. For a list of chan boards, visit http://encyclopediadramatica.rs/List_of_*chan_boards.




The Boards in 4chan
Launched in 2003, 4chan has been very controversial due to numerous cyberbullying postings and hoaxes. According to its own statistics, 4chan is popular among college graduates who love games, comics, tech and Japanese culture.