According to network sources, this week on the social network Instagram* will begin testing support for non-fungible tokens (NFT), commonly used to certify the authenticity and uniqueness of digital art and collectibles.
At this stage, a limited number of US users will be able to use compatible cryptocurrency wallets to retrieve the NFTs they hold and post related images to their Instagram page.*. According to the available data, while testing the new feature, users can publish NFTs for free by linking their cryptocurrency wallets to the social network profile in the application.
According to a source on Instagram* Support for the Ethereum and Polygon blockchains has already been implemented, and Flo and Solana will be added later. For crypto wallets, link to your Instagram account* You can use Rainbow, MetaMask, Trust Wallet, Coinbase, Dapper and Phantom wallets.
“Soon we will launch digital collectibles on Facebook*as well as allow the user to post and share their digital collectibles as AR stickers on Instagram* Stories that bring the benefits of this technology to more content creators and collectors.”— commented on this question the representative of Meta*. It is also known that users will soon be able to interact with NFT tokens with augmented reality elements via Spark AR Studio, a meta software product.*designed to create animated masks, games and effects on Instagram*.
* It is included in the list of public associations and religious organizations for which the court made a final decision, activities on the grounds of Federal Law No. 114-FZ of July 25, 2002 “On Combating Extremist Activity”.