Jack Dorsey’s

The CEO of Malaysian blockchain service Bridge Oracle bought the first tweet from Twitter Inc. co-founder for $ 2,900,000.

Sina Estavi paid for non-fungible tokens in cryptocurrency ether, by percentage, the operator of the auction website valuables where it was sold. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also announced the sale of the 15-year-old tweet – “Just setting up my twttr” – on 6 March.

“It’s not just a tweet!” Astavi tweeted after his purchase. “I think years later people will realize the true value of this tweet, like the Mona Lisa painting.”

This sale was first reported by Reuters.

Digital art – anything from pictures to games is gaining popularity, with non-fungible tokens, or NPTs, providing a certificate of authenticity that runs on blockchain technology. Beeple had previously sold a piece of work for $ 49,9,0 in March, while auction house Sotheby’s said it would begin collaborating with digital artist Pak.

By Alex Alena

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