The Iconic Charlie Bit My Finger Video Has Been Sold As A NFT
The video was one of the first to go viral on YouTube
For many the Charlie Bit My Finger video was an introduction to YouTube. Released in 2007 the video was one of the first to go viral on YouTube and racked up an impressive 883 million views. Now the video has entered the realm of NFTs and has been sold at auction for $760,000.
Charlie Bit My Finger is a 55.7 second video starring Harry and Charlie Davies-Carr. The video has wedged itself into popular culture and many fondly remember its cute brotherly interaction. The family mentioned in an interview that selling the video as an NFT is them trying something new.
Beginning on May 22nd, the auction lasted several days with an intense bidding war in the last few hours. The Davies-Carr family later revealed that the video had been sold to anonymous buyer ‘3fmusic’ for $760,000.
Not only will this buyer own the iconic video, but they also have the opportunity to create their own parody of the video featuring Harry and Charlie.
On 24th May the Charlie Bit My Finger Video was taken down from YouTube.