A token offering: Why the $2.9m sale of Jack Dorsey’s first tweet is only the start of NFTs

A token offering: Why the $2.9m sale of Jack Dorsey’s first tweet is only the start of NFTs

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, and the profits made from them, have caused a stir in the arts world. But now the worlds of sport, entertainment and beyond are sitting up and taking notice

28th March, 2021

Free to look at, free to download, but if you want to own it, consider it $2.9 million.

The first ever published tweet written by Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s founder and chief executive, is the poster child for the non-fungible token (NFT) mania that is grabbing headlines and global attention.

Astonishing sums are being paid for digital files once considered worthless and Dorsey‘s tweet first published on March 21, 2006, is a leader in this...

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