Reddit, one of many greatest social community on the planet, has integrated ethereum based mostly NFTs inside its platform.
4 NFTs (pictured above) have been sold for as a lot as $400,000 every to make use of as an avatar throughout the Reddit platform.
You possibly can’t use your personal NFT as an avatar. When you don’t have one of many 4, you’ll have to simply use a given jpeg.
The extraordinarily restricted NFTs out there suggests that is in all probability simply an preliminary take a look at to see how integrating NFTs may work on Reddit.
This could simply be expanded by permitting individuals to mint their very own avatar NFTs, both as a sale or simply as a operate.
Or you should use any NFT you’ve got after connecting with Metamask as required by the platform.
Their operate is then to simply show them in your profile web page which they could be attempting to make extra distinguished within the new Reddit design.
It may be only a technique to get individuals to change from the outdated Reddit design, which nonetheless stays extremely popular, to the brand new one.
Twitter has additionally tried to integrate NFTs as a profile image, with it not too clear how that went as we haven’t come throughout a lot of them within the wild right here at Trustnodes.
There are privateness issues, particularly if the person’s ethereum handle is proven as Twitter does, as a result of then you’ll be able to doubtlessly see somebody’s wealth and their monetary exercise.
At scale, this could all be graphed to de-pseudonymize blockchain addresses, requiring vital care in execution to not principally open supply your checking account.
An issue that OpenSea doesn’t have as a result of the blockchain handle is the username and the account.
Reddit and Twitter may also permit for blockchain accounts, with the person then giving it a nickname if they need, until they’re snug with attaching their ethereum handle to their actual title.
Thus each Reddit and Twitter are in all probability taking it gradual in integrating NFTs, however this new invention has now turn into sufficiently widespread for each to attempt them out.