The first entry in the online encyclopedia Wikipedia in New York sold for $ 750,000 in the form of an NFT mark. This was reported by Christie’s auction house.
The recording was made by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wells on January 15, 2001. He wrote one phrase on the start page: Hello, World! (Hello, world).
Also auctioned off was Jimmy Wales’ pink iMac, on which he made the same recording. The computer was sold for 187.5 thousand dollars.
The buyer is not disclosed. The founder of Wikipedia will use the proceeds to develop an alternative social network, WT.Social.