This is a large departure from most English language internet forums which require some form of registration, usually coupled with email verification for further identification of an individual.On 2ch, a name field is available, but it is seldom used.Users will often attempt to bypass this system by removing the h from http in URLs, encouraging others to copy and paste the link, thus avoiding the referral page.For example, would become ttp://ja.wikipedia.org/. One of the most distinctive features of 2ch is the complete freedom of anonymous posting.The discussion boards are also often used to coordinate real-life demonstrations; as an example, 2channel users organised an August 2011 rally against Fuji Television, under the concern that the channel was broadcasting too many Korean television shows.Densha Otoko, "Train Man", is a Japanese movie, television series, manga, novel, and other media, all based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old man who intervened when a drunk man started to harass several women on a train. The event and the man's subsequent dates with the woman were chronicled on 2channel.
In 2009, Nishimura transferred ownership of the website to Packet Monster Inc., a company based in Chinatown, Singapore, while remaining as an administrator.The information you share with your online contacts allows you to keep in touch without much effort. Social networks store information remotely, rather than on a user’s personal computer.Social networking can be used to keep in touch with friends, make new contacts and find people with similar interests and ideas.People clicking on a link are first sent to a page filled with advertisements where a link to the actual site is placed.Apart from collecting revenue from the 2channel visitors it also attracts website owners of the linked pages who check their statistics and can't link it back to 2channel.