Trending: This Kid Just Needs 18M Retweets For Free Wendy's Chicken Nuggets For A Year

Meet Carter Wilkerson (16) from Reno, NV! He has become Twitter famous after accepting a challenge from Wendy's to get 18 million retweets in exchange for a year's supply of chicken nuggets.

#NuggsForCarter is officially a thing!

"I’m one of those people who isn't usually looking for attention. But since it started, it’s been pretty cool. In school, it’s fun because everyone knows about it.”

The social-media moment started Wednesday when Carter tweeted: "Yo @Wendys how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets" as a joke. Carter said he didn't really expect a reply.

Wendy's reply: "18 million"

"I sent out the tweet as a joke, but then they responded with the outrageous number," Carter said. "I thought 'Consider it done' would be funny among my friend group. Then I put the screen shot up and it started gaining momentum."

As of noon Friday, he had 1.1 million retweets of the screenshot, a third of Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar tweet that reached 3.2 million retweets, the most retweeted tweet of all the tweets in the Twittersphere. 

Read more from USA Today HERE

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