About two years later, a British father wanted to share a 55-second video about his two young boys with their godfather in the USA, but it was too large for email. He uploaded “Charlie bit my finger - again !” to YouTube and created what is perhaps the now giant Internet video site's first-ever viral smash hit.
Eight years and 815 million page views later, the BBC checked in on Charlie and his brother. Here's a look at both videos.
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