Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a person who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio, is trying to sell his very first tweet as an NFT — a digital good that lives on the Ethereum blockchain.
You’re most likely acquainted with the well-known tweet, “just setting up my twttr”:
Despite the truth that this tweet has been publicly obtainable as a free digital merchandise to take a look at each time anyone wished for practically 15 years, Dorsey is now trying to sell it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” through a platform called Valuables.
As you’ll rightly count on, bidding is already north of $80K.
What does “buying” this tweet truly imply? “What you are purchasing is a digital certificate of the tweet, unique because it has been signed and verified by the creator,” according to Valuables’ FAQ.
In different phrases, an autograph. You’re shopping for an autograph.
The tweet will proceed to dwell on the web for as lengthy as Dorsey, and Twitter the corporate, select to stick with it.