The Genesis tweet is up for auction on the NFT platform Valuables. Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has listed his first-ever tweet on the platform for sale. Moreover, NFT’s increasing demand at the moment inspired Dorsey to list the famous post as a unique digital signature on the website for selling tweets as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
“Just Setting Up My Twttr”: Jack Dorsey
“Just setting up my twttr” – is the first-ever tweet on the platform by Jack Dorsey in March 2006. This 15-year-old tweet by Dorsey is one of the most famous tweets ever on the platform and attracting bidders to pay a high price.
just setting up my twttr
— jack (@jack) March 21, 2006
Tron founder and chief executive Justin Sun has offered to buy it for $500,000. On Saturday morning, the highest bid for the tweet stood at $100,000 and is expected to go higher.
— Justin Sun🌞 (@justinsuntron) March 6, 2021
Moreover, the tweet that was sent from Dorsey’s account received offers on Friday that went as high as $88,888.88 within minutes of the Twitter co-founder tweeting a link to the listing on Valuables by Cent.
Valuables is an Ethereum-based platform by social network Cent. It allows users to authenticate tweets for sale to others just like digitally signed copies. Furthermore, Valuables compares buying tweets with buying an autographed baseball card. “There is only one unique signed version of the tweet, and if the creator agrees to sell, you can own it forever.”
Dorsey’s Tweet for Sale on Ethereum-Based Platform
Moreover, This is the first time ever, Dorsey has shown interest in Ethereum. Dorsey’s offering of his first-ever tweet for sale on the Ethereum-based platform is adding more value to it. Dorsey is a fan of Bitcoin has also invested in Lightning Labs, a second layer on the blockchain working as the scaling solution.
Subsequently, the tweet’s buyer will get an autographed digital certificate, signed using cryptography. Also, it will include metadata of the original tweet, according to the Valuables website. The tweet will continue to be available on the Twitter website.