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CDCROP: Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Game (Wikimedia Commons)
NFT Market Share Battle Ramps Up Between OpenSea and Blur
A side-by-side comparison of the two NFT marketplaces using Nansen data suggests that while Blur has seen rapid growth in volumes, it is still lagging behind OpenSea in terms of number of sales and interacting wallets.
CDCROP: Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Game (Wikimedia Commons)

(OpenSea/CoinDesk, modified PhotoMosh and BeFunky)
OpenSea Releases Suite of New Tools for Creator NFT Drops
The new experience allows select creators to include multi-stage minting phases, allowlist support and personalized landing pages for their NFT releases.
(OpenSea/CoinDesk, modified PhotoMosh and BeFunky)

Cool Cats is rebranding to expand its reach beyond its Web3 audience (Cool Cats)
Cool Cats Claws at Mainstream Strategy, Rebrands to Expand Audience Beyond Web3
The popular NFT collection wants to make its brand mainstream through storytelling, entertainment and partnerships surrounding its beloved Blue Cat character.
Cool Cats is rebranding to expand its reach beyond its Web3 audience (Cool Cats)

Doodles' Dooplicator NFTs (OpenSea)
Doodles 2 NFT Mint Opens, Dooplicators Price Soars on OpenSea
The Doodles 2 collection allows users to create custom wearables for their original Doodles avatars on the Flow blockchain.
Doodles' Dooplicator NFTs (OpenSea)

OpenSea Loophole AI Artwork (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Blur Reportedly Finds Loophole in OpenSea's Blocklist as Marketplace War Escalates
The apparent workaround allows the zero-fee marketplace to list collections that have previously been blocklisted by OpenSea, following months of debates around enforcing creator royalties.
OpenSea Loophole AI Artwork (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

smart contract nft sign
Artists Weigh In on the Battle Over NFT Creator Royalties
While some NFT marketplaces have switched to royalty-optional models, creatives share different thoughts on enforcing royalties through smart contracts.
smart contract nft sign

Grails Season III by PROOF Collective
Proof Reveals Artists Behind Grails III NFT Release, Urging Collectors to Appreciate Digital Art Over Hype
The 20 artists behind the latest installment of the NFT collective’s Grails project, including Matt Kane, All Seeing Seneca and Josie Bellini, were revealed post-mint.
Grails Season III by PROOF Collective

Shilly NFTs on OpenSea (OpenSea)
Bored Ape Artist's NFT Mint Sells Out So Fast, Many Fans Left Mad, Empty-Handed
The mint, which opened Friday morning, closed minutes after the allowlist opened, raising questions from disappointed fans as to whether or not it was a faulty drop.
Shilly NFTs on OpenSea (OpenSea)

Porsche NFTs (OpenSea)
Porsche NFT Floor Price Races Up Following Bumpy Mint
After Porsche said on Tuesday it would halt its troubled mint early, the floor price began to rise on the secondary market.
Porsche NFTs (OpenSea)

Porsche 911 Sport Classic interior.
Porsche's NFT Debut Is a Reminder to Let Web3 Natives Take the Wheel
The German carmaker’s NFT collection mint was met with backlash from the community and served as a lesson for big brands looking to meaningfully build their Web3 strategy.
Porsche 911 Sport Classic interior.