Mar 23, 2021
Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet sells for $2.9m
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet has been sold for the equivalent of $2.9m to a Malaysia-based businessman. The tweet, which said "Just setting up my twttr," was first published on March 21, 2006 and was auctioned off by Mr Dorsey for charity. Mr Dorsey's brief tweet was sold via an auction on an online platform called Valuables, which is owned by the US-based company Cent. As the buyer, Mr Estavi will receive a certificate, digitally signed and verified by Mr Dorsey, as well as the metadata of the original tweet. The data will include information such as the time the tweet was posted and its text contents.
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