General Man who paid $2.9m for NFT of Jack Dorsey’s first tweet set to lose almost $2.9m

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Crypto entrepreneur Sina Estavi made headlines in March 2021 when he paid $2.9m for an NFT of Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s first tweet. But his efforts to resell it have run aground, with a top bid of just $6,800 as of Thursday.

The initial purchase was at the time among the most expensive sales of a non-fungible token, or NFT, and came amid a flurry of interest in the niche crypto assets.

Estavi put the tweet up for resale on the popular NFT marketplace OpenSea last week, initially asking for $48m.

That price tag was removed after offers in the first week were in the low hundreds of dollars. As of Thursday, the highest bid was 2.2 of the cryptocurrency ether – equivalent to about $6,800.

“My offer to sell was high and not everyone could afford it,” Estavi told Reuters via Twitter direct message, adding that he was no longer sure if he would sell the NFT.

“It’s important to me who wants to buy it, I will not sell this NFT to anyone because I do not think everyone deserves this NFT,” Estavi said.


This is what you get for buying NFTs. It's not a viable investment.
 

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They just don't understand what they are. They are useful for sure just not for the kind of stuff like this. A real good use for a NFT would be your medical history, you could keep it all centralized on your end and when you go to the doctor you just give them your NFT and they have access to the records. Stuff like that.
 
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