Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin correct on his Twitter bio, is attempting to sell his really very first tweet as an NFT — a electronic fantastic that lives on the Ethereum blockchain.
You’re in all probability familiar with the renowned tweet, “just environment up my twttr”:
Inspite of the point that this tweet has been publicly out there as a totally free electronic merchandise to seem at each time any one wanted for approximately 15 many years, Dorsey is now trying to sell it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” through a platform identified as Valuables.
As you would rightly assume, bidding is previously north of $80K.
What does “buying” this tweet truly imply? “What you are purchasing is a electronic certification of the tweet, exclusive simply because it has been signed and verified by the creator,” in accordance to Valuables’ FAQ.
In other phrases, an autograph. You’re obtaining an autograph.
The tweet will go on to live on the web for as extended as Dorsey, and Twitter the corporation, decide on to continue to keep it up.