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Watch How A 4chan Hoax Happens

On Monday night, BuzzFeed sat in on a private chatroom full of anonymous 4chan members as they put together a follow-up prank to their #Cutting4Bieber Twitter hoax on Monday. WARNING: Extremely NSFW language.

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They've taken things to the next step, creating a false social media trail for this fake Addison girl. One member of the chat writes a script while another member begins making a YouTube channel for her.


They also record a second script mourning Addison's death.

And a fake Anonymous warning, threatening to hack in retaliation for Addison's death.

They make a fake Anonymous Leader video demanding justice for the #Cutting4Bieber deaths.

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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