Tech View: Dorsey turns his first tweet into a unique selling point

The concept of owning a non-fungible token, a new form of digital asset, is that when you show it off, you can trade on the fact that it is the original

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
14th March, 2021
Tech View: Dorsey turns his first tweet into a unique selling point
Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet as a non-fungible token, with the price up to $2.5 million

In recent weeks, you may have seen news of a flurry of bids for the rights to Jack Dorsey’s first tweet, which was the first ever tweet by anyone, on Twitter. The price has risen to $2.5 million (€2.1 million).

Dorsey is selling the tweet as a non-fungible token (NFT), a new form of digital asset that has picked up steam in recent weeks. An NFT is a type of asset that can’t be...

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