Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sold For $2.9 Million As An NFT
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold his first tweet as an NFT for the weirdly specific figure of $2,915,835.47.
The tweet is in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) – a kind of unique digital asset that has exploded in popularity so far in 2021.
just setting up my twttr— jack (@jack) March 21, 2006
The bids on Dorsey’s succinct first tweet “just setting up my twttr” from March 21st, 2006, quickly escalated, and Dorsey later said he would end the bidding on the tweet’s 15th anniversary.
According to the time stamp on Cent, Estavi made his final, winning bid on Monday afternoon, and according to Reuters, paid using the Ether cryptocurrency in the amount of 1630.5825601 ETH. Estavi, CEO of blockchain company Bridge Oracle, told Reuters he was “thankful.”