SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold a digital version of his first tweet for more than 2.9 million, more than two weeks before announcing a digital auction for the post.
The March 2006 tweet, which said “just setting up my twttr”, was launched by Bridge Oracle CEO Cena Estavi, according to Valuables, a digital platform by St, where the tweets were digitally auctioned.
The 15-year-old post was sold as a non-fugible token, Or NFT – a digital certificate of honesty that confirms something is real and by recording the details on a blockchain digital account of sorts.
Dorsey tweeted earlier this month that the amount would be converted into bitcoin, a digital currency not tied to a bank or government, and given as a nonprofit gift. Directly Africa Response. The charity is raising money to help African families who were economically affected by the coronavirus epidemic.
According to Valuables, 95% of the sale price goes to the original manufacturer of the tweet while 5% of it goes to the platform. Dorsey Tweeted Receipt of Bitcoin on Monday afternoon, and said the funds were sent to charity.
“Incredible – huge thanks @ Jack and Cena Estavi – hope to be in the hands of these recipients soon,” Giddirectly Tweeted Following Dorsey’s announcement
NFT has recently turned to the world of collecting online collections. Artist Bipley’s digital artwork, earlier this month, was sold by the British Auction House at an online auction.49.4 million, with NFT as a guarantee of its authenticity.
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