Come one, come all! Meta to bring NFT minting and trading to Instagram

Social media platform Instagram is set to introduce a number of nonfungible token (NFT)-related tools that will allow creators to mint, show and sel NFTs. Instagram parent company Meta said on Nov. 2 during its Creator Week 2022 event that the platform would allow its creators to make “digital collectibles” and sell them “both on and off Instagram.” Meta says creators will have an “end-to-end toolkit” from creating, showing, then selling NFTs within the platform and has chosen the Polygon (MATIC) blockchain as an initial partner for this functionality. Concept…

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UK advertising watchdog cites 2 former reality stars for crypto ads on Instagram stories

The United Kingdom’s independent advertising regulator has upheld a complaint involving former reality show Love Island contestants Eve and Jessica Gale for “triviali[zing] investment in cryptocurrency.” In a Wednesday notice, the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority, or ASA, said the reality stars promoted crypto in an Instagram story in June at the request of an influencer named Elizabeth O’Donell and upheld claims the ad was “misleading” and “irresponsible.” According to the regulator, O’Donell was not only providing trading crypto advice — as the Gales’ stories claimed — but promoting investing in…

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Insta-rally! FLOW token jumps 50% amid Instagram adoption euphoria

Flow (FLOW) logged its best daily performance on Aug.4 after becoming the latest blockchain to support Instagram’s nonfungible token (NFT) features. Insta-made FLOW rally Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Aug. 4 that Instagram had expanded its NFT support to 100 more countries in Africa, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas. As a result, more users can post digital collectibles minted on the Flow blockchain on Instagram. The high-profile integration helped FLOW surge 54% to reach an intraday high of $2.83 a token. Interestingly, the token’s massive upside move…

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Instagram Is ‘Exploring NFTs’ to ‘Make Them More Accessible to a Wider Audience,’ Says CEO – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] According to the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, the social media application is looking into non-fungible token (NFT) technology. During an ask-me-anything (AMA) session on Instagram, Mosseri said that the company wants to make NFTs “more accessible to a wider audience.” Instagram CEO: ‘We Are Definitely Actively Exploring NFTs’ Following the firm’s parent company Facebook transforming itself into Meta, Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri discussed NFT technology on Saturday. The Instagram story was part of a series of AMA questions directed at the company’s lead executive. When asked his thoughts…

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$400K Bitcoin predicted this year, NFT warning, Instagram influencer in trouble

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Stock-to-flow creator doesn’t think Bitcoin’s bull market is done Bitcoin’s price seems to have stalled below $60,000 after surging to all-time highs earlier in March. But on the bright side, Friday’s $6-billion expiration of options — a record-breaking sum — didn’t deliver the slump…

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