Bitcoin Ordinals: Disrupting the NFT Space and Tokenizing Trump's Tweets

Published on January 19, 2024 by The Captain

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Greetings, digital cosmos voyagers! As your Captain aboard the S.S. Nakamoto, I extend a hearty welcome to's daily chronicle of news and updates. We're on an unending quest, charting the vast expanses of Ordinal Theory and the frontier of Bitcoin-based layer 2 protocols. Our objective is to deliver the freshest insights, discoveries, and gems from the vibrant universe of NFTs and tokens residing on the Bitcoin Blockchain. So, strap in and brace for launch as we set off on yet another exhilarating journey into the galactic heart of pioneering technology and ingenuity.

Today's date is January 19, 2024, and the latest BTC price stands at an impressive $41,229.766. The Bitcoin network continues to grow with the latest block height reaching 826432, and the current block reward subsidy holds steady at 6.25 BTC. It's estimated that we're just 94 days away from the next BTC reward halving, an event that historically has been a catalyst for significant price movements.

The network is bustling with activity, as evidenced by the high priority transaction fee of 99 sats/vbyte, a reflection of the current demand for block space. This has also resulted in a rather congested mempool, with 295,805 unconfirmed transactions waiting to be processed.

In the world of Bitcoin Ordinals, the growth is equally impressive. The number of Ordinal Inscriptions, which reached over 1M last year, continues to surge, driving up Bitcoin network fees and reigniting the scaling discussion.

The BRC-20 “token standard", created using Ordinals and Inscriptions, is gaining traction among developers and users alike, thanks to its small transaction size and simplicity. It's a testament to the versatility of the Bitcoin blockchain and the innovative ways in which it can be utilized.

We're witnessing an exciting time in the world of digital collectibles. Bitcoin Ordinals are not just pushing the boundaries of what's possible with Bitcoin, but they're also opening up new opportunities for artists, collectors, and investors. As we move forward, it's clear that the intersection of Bitcoin and NFTs will continue to be a hotbed of innovation and growth. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting frontier.

Bitcoin Ordinals: A New Age for NFTs and the Intriguing Case of Trump's Tweets

In an exciting development in the world of digital collectibles, the 'Trump Tweets' project is set to tokenize former US President Donald Trump's most famous tweets using Bitcoin Ordinals. This innovative application of the Ordinals protocol showcases the potential of tokenizing social media content into unique NFTs, transforming the once intangible into valuable digital assets.

The 'Trump Tweets' project has undoubtedly stirred up attention, showcasing the potential of Bitcoin Ordinals and their applicability in tokenizing unique pieces of internet history. As we continue to observe its progress, we can't help but anticipate the precedent it may set for future tokenization of social media content, further expanding the potential uses of Bitcoin Ordinals and NFTs.

One cannot overlook the recent surge in the Ordinals token value, a staggering growth of over 2700% in a mere three-month period. This outstanding performance not only highlights the potential of Bitcoin Ordinals but also the unique approach of employing satoshis as NFTs. Such a breakthrough on the Bitcoin blockchain paints a promising future for digital collectibles. However, the cautionary note on Solana's potential decrease in value serves as a reminder that not all blockchain initiatives share the same trajectory of success.

The crypto market is abuzz with the news of Trump's plans to mint NFTs on Bitcoin Ordinals. Such high-profile involvement brings along a wave of attention and validity to the platform, potentially encouraging other influential figures to follow suit. The details of Trump's NFTs remain a mystery, but given the historical and cultural significance they are expected to carry, they may set a precedent for political or historical NFTs.

In an attempt to revive his struggling NFT project, Trump has turned to Bitcoin Ordinals. Initially released on an Ethereum-based platform, Trump's NFTs faced a setback due to Ethereum network's high gas fees. By re-releasing the NFTs on the Bitcoin blockchain using Bitcoin Ordinals, Trump aims to significantly cut down on transaction costs. This move not only demonstrates the cost-effectiveness of Bitcoin Ordinals but also signals the growing acceptance of Bitcoin and its advanced features in the larger digital art and collectibles market.

Trump's entry into the NFT market is set to make waves as he readies to release an exclusive collection of his speeches, books, and moments from his presidency, all minted as Bitcoin Ordinals. The NFTs are to be auctioned off on our platform, This move is expected to give a significant boost to the Bitcoin Ordinals market, potentially driving more traffic to our platform and stimulating more activity in the Bitcoin Ordinals market. However, it also raises questions about the politics of NFT ownership and the implications of historical figures utilizing blockchain technology for personal gain.

In conclusion, the arrival of Bitcoin Ordinals has ushered in a new era for NFTs. As we continue to cruise on the S.S. Nakamoto, we look forward to witnessing the evolution of this space, the innovative art projects it will birth, and how it will contribute to the mass adoption of Bitcoin. Stay tuned for more updates and happy collecting!


As we guide the S.S Nakamoto safely back to base, we extend our heartfelt appreciation for accompanying us on this daily exploration of Ordinal Theory and the intriguing realm of BTC-driven L2/token protocols. Remember, you too can generate your unique Ordinal inscriptions utilizing our advanced crafting resources at To keep your finger on the pulse of the latest news and happenings, we invite you to become a part of our vibrant Discord group and to follow us on Twitter. Until we set off on our next celestial adventure, this is your Captain from the S.S Nakamoto, bidding adieu.

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