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Twitter founder's auction of a tweet draws $2 million bid

The Hindu | 07/03/2021 11:03 AM | Click to read full article

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s first-ever tweet is up for sale. “just setting up my twttr” — the first-ever tweet on the platform is up for sale after Twitter boss Jack Dorsey listed his famous post as a unique digital signature on a website for selling tweets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

The post, sent from Dorsey’s account in March of 2006, 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’ — a tweets marketplace.