The very first tweet is being auctioned off; the current top bid is $2.5 million

How would you like to “own” a piece of tech history? Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey is auctioning off the very first tweet ever to appear on Twitter. Dated March 21st, 2006, the Tweet, from Dorsey’s @jack personal Twitter account, reads, “just setting up my twttr.” It is where auctions can be held on tweets that are “autographed” by their creator.
The tweets are auctioned off as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) which are digital tokens that can verify ownership and the authenticity of a tweet. Using the blockchain storage system developed for bitcoin transactions, …
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