Auctioning Off Zuckerberg
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How much would you be willing to spend for a piece of Mark Zuckerberg? I’m Brian Banmiller on Business.
When he was about eight- or nine-years old Mark Zuckerberg printed a baseball card of himself as a parting gift to his summer camp counselor. That counselor held on to that card. Now that the little boy on the card is one of the world’s richest men, that camp counselor is putting it on the auction block. The man who owns the card says he’s just a sentimental guy who hangs onto gifts he’s received and items he’s collected over the years. He says even as a little kid Zuckerberg was aiming big, putting a fake batting average on his stats that is basically impossible to achieve. The baseball card is going up for auction alongside an NFT of the same card. Zuckerberg himself posted about the auction on Instagram, partly as a way to promote the NFT technology which Meta has launched. The cards are going up for auction next month by comic connect, when we might find out how much Mark Zuckerberg is really worth. Brian Banmiller, CBS News.
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