‘YouTube 900 million views’ video heading to NFT auction
“Aww, Charlie bit me! It hurts so much, Charlie!”
If you were an internet user in 2007, you would have been one of 880 million people watching this hottest video of newborn Charlie biting the finger of his 3-year-old brother Harry.
At that time, it was rare for a video to spread by popularity, and this video left an impression on all viewers.
Harry and Charlie’s Davis-Carl family plan to remove the video from YouTube and put it up for auction soon as a non-fungible token (NFT).
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What is NFT
A non-fungible token (NFT) means a non-fungible token.
Non-fungible means that it cannot be easily exchanged or traded.
NFT used for digital assets is like a certificate that you own something digitally, as in the case of the video ‘Charlie bit my finger again’.
NFT means that you can sell the original version of a fast-spreading video, meme, or tweet as a work of art.
Harry and Charlie’s father, Howard, posted the video on YouTube in 2007 because he couldn’t send e-mails to godparents in the United States at the time.
The Davis-Carl family website said the video was filmed “randomly captured at any moment by the children as they were growing up” and “spread unintentionally and quickly.”
According to the website, the current 17- and 15-year-olds are “coming of age soon”, so it’s a good time to “embrace the next wave of the Internet,” it added.
“This is not the end of the video that has been loved so far, but a new beginning.”
The Davis-Carl family also announced on their website that the NFT winning bidder would be given the opportunity to make a parody video of themselves featuring Harry and Charlie.
The auction to sell the NFT ownership will start on the 22nd, and it can be won at a great price.
A photo of the “Girl of Disaster meme”, in which a young girl is smiling against a burning house in the background, was recently sold for $473,000 on NFT.
The now 21-year-old “Girl of Disaster” protagonist Joe Ross said he would donate the money to charities and use it to pay off student loans.
The Davis-Carl family did not specify what they would do with the money from the “Charlie Bites My Finger Again” auction.