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CNN Invites Consumers to 'Own a Piece of History'

Media company to start selling NFTs of special 'moments'

(Newser) - Everyone's getting in on the NFT craze (or is thinking about it ), and CNN is the latest participant. The media outlet announced Wednesday that, starting later this month, it will begin selling the most memorable "moments" in its 41-year history as non-fungible tokens, per the Hollywood Reporter...

Anthony Weiner Has Ideas About 'Cashing In'

Disgraced politician may sell some NFT mementoes from his downfall

(Newser) - New York Times columnist Ben Smith catches with up Anthony Weiner to get the very-much-former politician's take on the New York City mayoral race. And while Weiner has advice for the candidates (enough with the talk of the city's grim future, for example), the more interesting part...

We Don't Have to Say Goodbye to Charlie and Harry After All
After 'Charlie Bit My Finger'
Sells, a Surprise Change
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After 'Charlie Bit My Finger' Sells, a Surprise Change

Buyer of viral video-NFT, who paid $760K, says the clip will remain on YouTube

(Newser) - Good news to kick off the weekend: The world gets to keep watching Charlie Davies-Carr use his big brother Harry as a teething ring after all. The siblings are the stars of "Charlie Bit My Finger," one of YouTube's most viral videos ever, which was auctioned off...

Say Goodbye to One of the Most Viral Videos of All Time

14 years after enrapturing the world, 'Charlie Bit My Finger' will be yanked from YouTube, become NFT

(Newser) - Fourteen years ago to the day, two little boys made YouTube history as the stars of what would become one of the most viewed viral videos of all time. Now, you've got just one more day to watch it on the platform, as it's about to join the...

'Disaster Girl' of Meme Fame Sells Photo for $430K

She was initially skeptical of NFT sale

(Newser) - Zoe Roth is better known as " Disaster Girl "—the enigmatically smiling little girl in one of the Internet's best-known memes. But while some people complain that memes ruined their lives, things have worked out pretty well for Roth, who is now a 21-year-old senior at the...

Viral 'Leave Britney Alone' Video Is Now an NFT
Early YouTube Hit 
Becomes an NFT

Early YouTube Hit Becomes an NFT

'Leave Britney Alone' has attracted a $21K bid

(Newser) - A viral video from the early days of YouTube is the latest piece of digital history to return as a non-fungible token. The " Leave Britney Alone " video from 2007 has gone on sale as an NFT—a certified original verified via the same technology behind cryptocurrencies—and has...

Someone Bought a $500K House They Can Only Pretend to Live In

Latest non-fungible token, or NFT, is a home on Mars to be viewed via images or augmented reality

(Newser) - Non-fungible tokens have become all the rage in recent days, with one artist selling his NFT earlier this month for a record $69.3 million . Now, the new cryptocurrency—a unique digital file linked to a blockchain, which often includes such content as artwork, videos, and even social media posts—...

Jack Dorsey Sells His First Tweet for $2.9M

It was put up for auction as an NFT

(Newser) - The auction for Jack Dorsey's first tweet is over. The winning bid? More than $2.9 million. It's just the latest non-fungible token (NFT) to be sold for a wild amount of money; other examples include the "Ocean Spray guy's" viral video , a 10-second video clip...

Ocean Spray Guy Is Selling Viral Video as an NFT
Ocean Spray Guy Is
Selling Viral Video as an NFT

Ocean Spray Guy Is Selling Viral Video as an NFT

But Elon Musk has decided against selling a tweet

(Newser) - More than 80 million people have watched a TikTok video in which Idaho man Nathan Apodaca swigs from a bottle of Ocean Spray while skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams." The viewers didn't pay a penny, but they will now have a chance to buy the original...

Buyers Bid Millions For Jack Dorsey's First Tweet

Offers for the Twitter co-founder's post have reached $2.5M

(Newser) - Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet is up for auction and bids have reached $2.5 million. You read that right, someone wants to offer about what some Americans might earn in a lifetime for the Twitter co-founder's 2006 message "just setting up my twttr." And it'...

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