Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey mints the first ever published tweet on Ethereum service Cent

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has minted the first tweet ever posted on the social media platform on Ethereum-run service, Cent. 

Published by Dorsey on March 21, 2006, the tweet, which reads "just setting up my twttr," has already received a bid for $88,888.88 by a user called "@Crypto888crypto." 

Cent is a service built on the Ethereum blockchain that allows users to mint, sell and bid on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of tweets.

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