Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold a symbolic image of his first tweet for over $ 2.9 million on Monday.
The tweet was posted on March 21, 2006 and reads:
A two-week bidding war between Sina Esteve, CEO of Bridge Oracle and technical entrepreneur Justin Sun saw the price rise from $ 500,000 to a final sale of over $ 2.9 million, with Sina Estavi winning the bid of 1,630 Ether. (ETH).
On March 10, Dorsey announced that he would immediately convert the proceeds of the sale to Bitcoin (BTC) and donate it all to GiveDirectly, an organization that helps those living in poverty in Africa. Following the completion of the sale, the CEO tweeted about the agreement.
The auction was held on the STC of the Values Exchange and ended on March 22. The NFT platform allows users to buy and sell encrypted Twitter posts and is operated by the social media blockchain-based company Cent.
There have been many big names on the platform coming on the market to sell tweets, such as the NBA, founder Gary Weinerchak, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
John Cleese’s “Selling a Bridge” joke from NFT will cost over $ 33,000.
Well-known British comedian and actor John Cleese seems to have joined the NFT gold race of joke.
On March 20, Claes tweeted a video announcing that he will sell his first token on the NFT OpenSea Marketplace.
Klaas described himself as an “unknown young digital artist” and described the emergence of NFT as a “cultural moment” that offers a “bridge from the past to the future.”
Cleese recalled the true story of an American swindler who fraudulently sold Brooklyn Bridge to several investors (who were later arrested by police after trying to install toll stations on the bridge). Brooklyn Bridge to a modest $ 69.3 million.
Despite Cleese’s strong price target, token trading began on March 21 with a price of only $ 100, and at the time of writing the price is over $ 33,000. The end of the auction is scheduled for another 10 days after the auction.
John Cleese Brooklyn Bridge, (opensea.io)
In an interview with Vanity Fair on March 19, Klaas commented to NFT: “The world has gone completely crazy.”
PixelPanda NFTs are used to rescue wild pandas
NFT’s new project “PixelPandas” has announced that they will donate 10% of Panda Talk’s total profits. The project will create tokens showing panda images for each of the 1864 pandas still in the wild, and then these tokens will be sold as limited slides on the NFT OpenSea Marketplace.
Common PixelPandas, (opensea.io)
One PixelPanda with an 8-bit panda in a beanie was purchased on March 19 for 0.01 ETH and renamed at a price of 1 ETH of about $ 1700.
NFT pandas are classified based on their rarity, with drops that include the “regular” panda, the rare “kung fu” and “bamboo”, and the extremely rare “albino” panda.
PixelPanda’s revenue donations have already funded the adoption of the wild panda through WWF.
Rico Nasty releases 1 of 1 NFT
Famous rapper Rico Nasty released his first iconic package on the NFT SuperRare Market on March 22nd.
Unique NFT has a recurring animation inspired by the music video for her latest single, “OHFR?” And created in collaboration with former DreamWorks animator Don Allen III.
The auction ends March 25 and the current maximum bid is 0.1 ETH and is approximately $ 170.
Nasty plunged into symbolic art after other rappers such as Ja Rule, who auctioned NFT with the slogan board of the disastrous “Fyre Festival”, which faced accusations that he co-founded the event in 2017.