Facebook now lets users post NFTs and other digital collectibles

    31 Aug 2022
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    Meta now allows users include digital collectibles on Facebook. Meta’s move expands NFT features from its initial launch point on Instagram to Facebook, with more than 2.9 billion users.

    Social media giant Meta said it now allows users to post their digital collectibles and NFTs to their Facebook accounts.

    Meta, the parent company for Facebook and Instagram, announced on August 20 that letting users add digital wallets and virtual assets to Facebook. According to Statista, the new development now brings access to NFTs to Facebook’s 2.9 billion users.

    Meta tweeted that users can post their NFTs across both Facebook and Instagram.

    “As we continue rolling out digital collectibles on Facebook and Instagram, we’ve started giving people the ability to post digital collectibles that they own across both Facebook and Instagram. This will enable people to connect their digital wallets once to either app in order to share their digital collectibles across both,” Meta said in a blog post.

    Back in March, Meta announced that users can post their NFT collectibles on Instagram. Later, Instagram’s NFT integration expanded across 100 countries and included the Ethereum, Polygon, and Flow blockchains.

    Also, this summer, the social media platform revealed that it is working on a wallet for the metaverse as the company is expanding its NFTs test and launching new features for creators on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also confirmed that Facebook Pay was renamed Meta Pay.

    Another social media giant Twitter launched its NFT profile picture feature for Twitter paid subscribers back in January. It allowed iOS users to link their crypto wallets to Twitter and display their NFTs in a hexagonally-shaped profile picture as proof of authenticity.

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