Ah fuck: YouTube reinstates classic ‘I can’t believe you’ve done this’ meme

Whether it wants to be or not, YouTube is a guardian of internet history, with countless classic videos sitting in its archives. That makes it jarring when the company acts like what it is: a multinational corporation with no real understanding of this value. Case in point, this week, YouTube removed the original upload of the “Ah fuck, I can’t believe you’ve done this” meme, initially rejecting an appeal from its creator (and the guy who can’t believe this was done) and claiming that the clip violates the company’s “violent or graphic content policy.”

In the words of Paul Weedon himself, star of and uploader of the original video: Ah, fuck. “It’s completely out of the blue,” Weedon told The Verge regarding the takedown. “I made the case…

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