Twitter Rolls Out Verified NFT Profile Pictures 

NFTs and jpegs are about to become a bit more distinct – at least on Twitter. The social media platform is rolling out a new feature to register Ethereum NFTs as their profile pictures. As a result, these NFTs appear hexagonal rather than traditional PFPs that use a circle. Twitter Embraces NFTs Twitter Blue – the microblogger’s subscription service – announced its NFT integration on Thursday. It stated that due to popular demand, NFT Profile Pictures had begun rollout in…

Parler Launches Trump NFTs

Parler, a self-proclaimed free speech platform launched an NFT collection featuring former President Donald Trump. The 10,000 NFTs will feature Trump in a variety of settings, from the U.S. Congress and beyond. It will also feature other influential figures, including rapper Ye (Kanye) West and billionaire Elon Musk. The social media network popular among U.S. conservatives partnered with Jon McNaughton to produce the art. McNaughton, a conservative American artist, hand-painted hundreds of images to create the collection. According to the press…

US Congressional Candidates Sell NFTs To Finance Campaigns

Celebrities and athletes aren’t the only ones aping into the NFT game. Digital assets are now part of political strategy. Two US congressional candidates have taken to selling NFTs to raise funds for their midterm election campaigns. The campaigners using this strategy cross party lines, though positive attitudes towards crypto among current congresspeople do not. Selling NFTs Like MAGA Hats As reported by Bloomberg, the strategy is currently being used by California Democrat Shrina Kurani, and Arizona Republican Blake Masters.…

Samsung Unveils NFT Integration For Smart TVs

Samsung has unveiled ambitious plans for 2022 - with NFTs front and centre! Besides the updated TV hardware, the company also announced a New Smart Hub and other apps for improved user experience. The New Smart Hub will have several new features that will bring its users closer to the Metaverse. One of the features is a groundbreaking NFT Platform that will support  NFT trading on the new Smart TVs. This application features an intuitive, integrated platform for discovering, purchasing and…

OpenSea Hack Victim Offers To Buy Back Bored Ape NFT From Hackers

A $2.2 million hacking attack victim offered to buy back one of the NFTs from the attackers, even as OpenSea froze its account. Todd Kramer, who goes by picasso5328 on NFT marketplace OpenSea, had 16 NFTs stolen. The collection included 8 Bored Apes and 7 Mutant Apes. He listed the stolen NFTs and asked OpenSea to freeze them. The largest NFT platform did so, and it banned the trading of the compromised NFTs. https://twitter.com/toddkramer1/status/1476546822910918666 The marketplace froze all the stolen NFTs…

How Much NFT Games Generated in Q3 2021

Those who still are sceptical about the potentials of blockchain technology in the gaming industry will probably be convinced by the last outstanding business numbers. As a report by Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) point out, only in Q3 2021 did NFT games managed to generate $2.3 billion in revenue. This impressive number amounts to more than 20% of the whole NFT trading volume across all the industries in the report. One could easily simplify this number, saying that one every…

Top upcoming NFT games in 2022

NFT technology has brought many people closer to the blockchain world over months. One of the most popular applications of these tools comes from the gaming industry, where developers create virtual universes to purchase in-game items as NFTs. In 2021 we have seen the birth of many interesting NFT games, with increasingly innovative applications of this new technology. In addition, the last few weeks have announced many exciting projects that it will launch on the market in 2022. Although it…

ProShares Filed For Metaverse ETF

ETF issuer ProShares released its first exchange-traded fund focused on the metaverse. ProShares, the company behind the first U.S. Bitcoin ETF, now plans to release an ETF focused on tracking metaverse stocks. The issuer, which has over $65 billion under management, filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The ProShares Metaverse Theme ETF will track the Solactive Metaverse Theme Index and a stock index focused on the metaverse. The request will track companies providing or using metaverse tech, including…

Crypto.com Drops Marscapes NFT Collection

Crypto exchange Crypto.com launched its NFT collection - inspired by Mars. The drop was a part of the promotion and their brand film - Fortune Favors the Brave. In addition, the exchange gave out NFTs to users that found a hidden QR code in the commercial. The film, featuring Matt Damon, showed the code in only a single frame. The NFT series contains five unique art pieces with a limited number of copies. The NFTs feature 3D renders of Mars landscapes, together…

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