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Selling Social Media Posts for $1.5 Million? Blockchain-Certified Tweet Sales, NFT

Please, someone explain this to me like I’m 5. The cynic in me says “money laundering” but maybe that’s just cause I’m aging (ha). NFT? More like WTF

The cryptocurrency community is in a tizzy this weekend after the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, tweeted about a new application that allows people to purchase tweets with ethereum. The application is called Valuables and it allows individuals to purchase a digital certificate of the tweet, which is signed and verified by the tweet’s creator.

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“Everydays: The First 5000 Days” by Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, sold for $69MM+