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Why did Charlie Bit Me get deleted?

Why did Charlie Bit Me get deleted?

UPDATED, 5/27: Beloved meme video “Charlie Bit My Finger” was set to be deleted from YouTube — after the family behind the 14-year-old viral clip sold it as a non-fungible token (NFT) for $760,999 on May 23. But it turns out that the well-known artifact of YouTube’s early days will be staying on the video platform.

Is Charlie Bit Me still on YouTube?

“Charlie Bit Me” won’t be taken down from YouTube after all. The 2007 viral video was auctioned off as a nonfungible token (NFT) this week, with its seller saying that it would be deleted from the website to be “memorialized” on the blockchain.

What does Charlie Bit My Finger?

“Charlie bit my finger – again !”, more simply known as “Charlie Bit My Finger” or “Charlie Bit Me”, was a 2007 internet viral video famous for being at the time the most viewed YouTube video. As of July 2021, the video received over 886 million views.

Is Charlie bit me an NFT?

Some 14 years and 885 million views later, the clip of baby Charlie biting his brother Harry’s finger is still one of the internet’s most viewed videos. As well as fame, the video has brought riches – it recently sold as a non-fungible token, or NFT, for £500,000.

Why Charlie Bit Me so popular?

The video was uploaded to YouTube by Harry and Charlie’s dad, Howard, in 2007, because he couldn’t email it to their godparents in America. The family website says the clip was filmed as “a part of catching random moments as the boys were growing up”, and that it “unintentionally went viral”.

Is Charlie Bit My Finger an NFT?

What does NFT mean in Tiktok?

The term NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token, which is a complicated name for what is essentially a digital certificate representing a piece of intellectual property.

How much did the NFT for Charlie Bit Me sell for?

The original 2007 video “Charlie Bit My Finger,” a standard-bearer of viral internet fascination, has sold as a nonfungible token for $760,999, and the family who created it will take down the original from YouTube for good.