In accordance with data from Dune, a person often known as “Beetle” found that 130 BAYC and 268 MAYC NFTs had been reported for suspicious exercise, alongside 153 Azuki’s, 202 CloneX and 70 Moonbirds.
The whole market price of stolen NFTs from these notable collections quantities to only over $25 million.
This dashboard appears into locked PFP NFTs on OpenSea which have been flagged as stolen/suspicious
Attention-grabbing work by Beetle https://t.co/gJsgaraoVL
— Dune (@DuneAnalytics) July 6, 2022
“Ape Now, Pay Later”
Decentralized finance lending platform, Teller Finance has launched a brand new function that can grant its customers entry to a “purchase now, pay later” (BNPL) function to buy NFTs.
The brand new function, humorously titled “Ape Now, Pay Later” is constructed on the polygon community and permits customers to personal NFTs outright whereas paying off the whole price ticket over time, very similar to different BNPL companies akin to AfterPay.
On the time of writing Teller Finance’s BNPL function applies to notable NFT collections together with: Bored Ape Yacht Membership, Mutant Ape Yacht Membership, Moonbirds, Doodles, Cool Cats, Azuki, Meebits and extra.
Australia Launches First NFT Ticketed Music Competition
An all-ages, touring music pageant named “The Grass is Greener” has turn out to be the primary main Australian music pageant to make the most of NFT know-how as a part of its ticketing course of.
We’re SO excited to make our mark in historical past as Australia’s FIRST EVER NFT ticketed music pageant.
With a restricted provide of distinctive PFP NFTs…that is the FIRST EVER PFP NFT Ticketed Music Competition within the WORLD!
— The Grass is Greener Music Competition (@TGIGFestival_) May 17, 2022
In accordance with the pageant’s official Twitter, a set of 1,111 restricted version NFTs will grant house owners entry to the occasion like a traditional ticket, however can even open up particular options to the extra Web3 savvy pageant goers together with life-time tickets, VIP experiences, backstage passes and extra.
NFT know-how has entered the pageant ticketing enviornment globally — earlier this 12 months, main American music pageant Coachella, integrated NFT technology with their “Coachella Keys” assortment, which allowed dedicated followers to mint NFTs that granted a spread of ultra-exclusive advantages, together with VIP experiences and life-time passes.
That’s not an NFT — That is an NFT.
New analysis from CashNetUSA has discovered that Australians are large followers of NFTs, rating quantity 8 on the planet when it comes to month-to-month search quantity on Google and Twitter.
When it got here to sentiment, Australians had been fast to specific optimistic ideas about NFT know-how — for each 1,000 tweets, 539 had been discovered to point out “love” for NFTs in comparison with 79 that expressed “hate”. Axie Infinity, the Vietnamese play-to-earn sensation, was the general Aussie favourite NFT undertaking.
Singapore and Hong Kong took the highest spots nevertheless, with extra searches for NFTs than every other nation with 18,717 and 15,213 month-to-month searches, respectively.
Moreover, the examine discovered that individuals from Jap European nations had been essentially the most keen about NFTs on either side of the spectrum. Folks from Montenegro had been most probably to publish pro-NFT tweets, whereas Twitter customers from Poland had been more likely to specific an anti-NFT sentiment.
One other survey, launched in March this 12 months by NFT Membership discovered that Aussies truly rank #2 on the planet for curiosity in the case of NFTs, overwhelmed to the highest spot by Taiwan.