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Jack Dorsey's first tweet's NFT hits $ 2 million at auction

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of the social network Twitter put his first tweet up for sale in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) on the Ethereum-based platform created on the social network Valuables, by Cent.

The first tweet of the founder of the social network, which says « just setting up my twttr » which means translated “just configuring my twitter”, it was written in March 2006 and is now being auctioned as a digital souvenir.

They communicate from the Valuables website that “the tweet will continue I live on Twitter. What is being purchased is a digital certificate of the tweet, unique because it has been signed and verified by the creator. ”

At the time of writing this note, the maximum amount of the bid (which is done in Ether) is at $ 2,000,000 and the offer was made by Justin Sun , creator of the Tron blockchain and owner of BitTorrent.

The tweet’s previous offerings indicate that it went on sale in December, but the list of items gained more attention. after Dorsey shared the auction link on his Twitter profile.

Non-fungible tokens are digital files or tokenized versions of the real world that have the particularity of not being interchangeable with each other and can function as proof of authenticity and ownership within a digital world .

Dorsey’s first tweet on Twitter

Dorsey’s tweet, from when I was 15 years old, is one of the most popular on the Ethereum platform, so it may entice bidders to pay a high price for this digital souvenir.

Since its launch three months ago. Valuables has been comparing the purchase of tweets to the purchase of a signed baseball card . In the case of Dorsey’s tweet, “there is only a single signed copy of the tweet, and if the creator agrees to the sale, it can be owned by the buyer forever.”

Art is sold through tokens

As CriptoNoticias reported on February 19, 2021, Christie’s a famous house auctioneer with more than two centuries of history, put out its first tokenized artwork on the Ethereum blockchain. It offered as a single lot for sale a non-expendable token (NFT) with a collage of 5,000 pieces created by artist Mike Winkelman also known as Beeple.

The art created exclusively for Christie’s It has been listed by the auction house as “a unique work in digital art.” Collect the images that Beeple created every day for 14 years (2007 to 2021) and that now as a unique piece, has titled “Every day: the first 5,000 days”.


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