So some users in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and the Americas will now be able to share their digital collectibles on Instagram in a very simple way.
Well, it will be enough to connect the users’ digital wallet directly with the platform, which by the way will begin to admit wallet connections with Coinbase Wallet, Rainbow, MetaMask, Dapper, among others.
It should be noted that prior to this announcement, support for NFT was only available to a select group of creators in the US with an initial test launch in May of this year.
At that time it was announced that Ethereum and Polygon were the only blockchains supported by the platform, however they have now also added support for Flow. Which leaves support pending for Solarium.
Secondly, Instagram confirmed through an official blog post by Goal that there will be no charges associated with sharing or posting a NFT on the platform, just as he had assured Mosseri in May.
In addition to confirming that the NFT They will be able to be shared in the main Instagram feed, stories or messages, and as soon as they have been published, the platform will give them a shiny effect so that they can be easily identified.
With respect to the topic, Goal comments:
“By building support for NFTs, we aim to improve accessibility, lower barriers to entry, and help make the NFT space more inclusive for all communities”
Finally, Mark Zuckerberg took advantage of the moment to share in Instagram posting a baseball card that he plans to turn into NFT with the following text:
In honor of expanding digital collectible NFTs to 100 more countries on Instagram and launching new integrations with Coinbase and Dapper, I’m sharing my old soon to be NFT little league baseball card that someone recently found and I sent… 😂 @mcomicconnect has the backstory on my baseball card”