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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are unique digital assets verified using blockchain technology, primarily on platforms like Ethereum. Unlike cryptocurrencies, NFTs are indivisible and cannot be exchanged on a one-to-one basis, ensuring each NFT is distinct and irreplaceable, much like a physical collectible. They have gained prominence in digital art, music, gaming, and other online communities for enabling proof of ownership and authenticity of digital creations. NFTs can represent anything from artwork and music to videos and tweets.

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The Value of NFTs Is Belonging
Art has always played a role in satisfying humanity’s need for community. What happens when you bring money into the picture?
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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 3, 2021
With bitcoin breaking above $50K and a look at the future of decentralized finance (DeFi) in the context of NFTs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup...
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The Metaverse Is Coming, Companies Need to Prepare
Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Burberry are experimenting with the virtual economy, but they could be doing so much more.
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What Apple Settling App Store Lawsuit Means for Crypto NFTs
Apple has agreed to loosen restrictions on small developers in a move that could further expand the NFT market.
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The Digital Art Craze: Everyone Is Jumping In
Big news in the world of digital avatars : Visa bought a CryptoPunk and paid with Ethereum.
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The Latest NFT Fad Is a Text-Based Fantasy Game Building Block
An open-source side project from Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann has quickly built a devoted community – and a market cap over $180 million.
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The Latest NFT Fad Is a Text-Based Fantasy Game Building Block
The Latest NFT Fad Is a Text-Based Fantasy Game Building Block
“The Hash” squad discusses the evolving world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), with the latest craze among the simplest and the strangest yet: “Loot: (for Adventurers),” a text-...
The Latest NFT Fad Is a Text-Based Fantasy Game Building Block

An NFT associated with the original doge meme image has become the most expensive NFT in history thanks to NFT fractionalization.
Record Doge NFT Sale Highlights Growing Demand for Fractionalization
Group ownership of NFTs is rising, but critics question whether the trend will last.
An NFT associated with the original doge meme image has become the most expensive NFT in history thanks to NFT fractionalization.

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A Dictionary for Degens
It’s sometimes difficult to determine if crypto has communities or cults. Punk6529′s NFT slang guide may help.
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