Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a person who stans bitcoin correct on his Twitter bio, is making an attempt to promote his pretty initial tweet as an NFT — a electronic great that life on the Ethereum blockchain.
You are in all probability familiar with the famous tweet, “just placing up my twttr”:
In spite of the fact that this tweet has been publicly readily available as a no cost digital product to appear at every time any person needed for almost 15 years, Dorsey is now making an attempt to offer it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” as a result of a platform named Valuables.
As you would rightly count on, bidding is by now north of $80K.
What does “buying” this tweet in fact suggest? “What you are paying for is a electronic certification of the tweet, unique for the reason that it has been signed and verified by the creator,” according to Valuables’ FAQ.
In other terms, an autograph. You are getting an autograph.
The tweet will carry on to are living on the internet for as lengthy as Dorsey, and Twitter the organization, choose to preserve it up.