Please do not give billionaire Jack Dorsey money for his tweet

Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio, is attempting to sell his very first tweet as an NFT — a digital good that lives on the Ethereum blockchain. You’re probably familiar with the famous tweet, “just setting up my twttr”: just setting up my twttr— jack (@jack) March 21, 2006 Despite the fact that this tweet has been publicly available as a free digital item to look at whenever anybody wanted for nearly 15 years, Dorsey is now trying to sell it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” through a platform called Valuables. https://t.co/xCnWG9EqgD— jack (@jack) March 6, 2021 As you would rightly expect, bidding is already north of $80K. What does “buying” this... Continue reading…

Please do not give billionaire Jack Dorsey money for his tweet
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Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio, is attempting to sell his very first tweet as an NFT — a digital good that lives on the Ethereum blockchain.

You’re probably familiar with the famous tweet, “just setting up my twttr”:

Despite the fact that this tweet has been publicly available as a free digital item to look at whenever anybody wanted for nearly 15 years, Dorsey is now trying to sell it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” through a platform called Valuables.

As you would rightly expect, bidding is already north of $80K.

What does “buying” this...

Continue reading…