“Charlie Bit My Finger,” which was as soon as the most-viewed video on YouTube, could be leaving the platform for great. Collector 3F Music snapped up an NFT (non-fungible token) of the 56-second video, which shows a baby biting his bros finger and giggling, for $760,999.
At the time of writing, the initial “Charlie Bit My Finger” is still on YouTube, but its unlisted. If the clip does get taken down, you may be able to view it somewhere else if you actually feel the need to re-live that experience.
3F Music, which likewise owns NFTs for the Disaster Girl and Overly Attached Girlfriend memes, will have the chance to develop a parody of the 2007 video with the 2 bros, Harry and Charlie Davies-Carr. According to the auction site, the auction winner could “recreate an amusing modern-day performance of the traditional clip” with boys who are now aged 15 and 17..
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By 2010, “Charlie Bit My Finger” had actually made the Davies-Carr household sufficient cash to purchase a new home. In a video to mark the viral hits tenth anniversary, the kids father, Howard Davies-Carr, stated he d been informed that “₤ 1 million ($ 1.4 million) would be an affordable expectation of just how much the video would make us.”.
The figure might be greater than that now after offering it as an NFT. However, depending on what 3F Music prepares to do with the video, a piece of internet history could vanish as a result.