Jack Dorsey, the CEO, and co-founder of Twitter sold a verified copy of his first tweet for $2.9 million on Monday, demonstrating the growing interest in digital goods among collectors.
And a photo of the message “I created my account on Twitter” was sold on the account of investor Sina Estave in Malaysia, after it was put up for sale on March 5 on the platform Valuables. ”
Avec le développement d’un nouveau format numérique appelé “NFT” (“Nan Fangible Tokens”), qui est une technique de cryptage utilisant des symboles non échangeables permettant la délivrance d’un certificat prouvant l’authenticité de tout produit numérique, qu’il s’agisse d’images, de graphiques, de vidéos ou de clips, de telles transactions sont devenues possibles.
While purchasing a tweet requires the purchase of a “unique digital certificate signed and authenticated by its owner,” the tweet will remain publicly accessible as long as Jack Dorsey or Twitter keeps it online.
After verification, only the tweet’s owner is permitted to sell it in accordance with the “NFT” structure, according to “Valuables,” a service launched in December that has no direct relationship to Twitter’s capitalization.
According to a Valuables spokesman, the site keeps 5% of the sale’s value while paying the seller the remaining 99%.
Sina Estafe has been working in the blockchain and cryptocurrency database sector for years, similar to many other participants in the developing NFT market. He is currently the CEO of a blockchain platform that bears his name. Bridge Oracle, is a Malaysian-based company.
The investor, who paid $1.1 million to purchase a tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, looks eager to grow its digital portfolio.
After that, the latter company, which had the tweet listed as “Valuable” on Monday, declared that it would stop selling it.