nft: Meta launches NFT support on Instagram in 100 countries

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company is starting an international expansion of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) support on their platform for sharing photos and videos Instagram.

The expansion follows an initial test run of the NFT social network in May. With this extension, users and businesses in over 100 countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and the Americas will now be able to share their NFTs on Instagram.

Prior to the expansion, support was only available to select U.S. creators, according to TechCrunch.

The company also announced that Coinbase Wallet and Dapper Wallet are now accepted as compatible third-party wallets for use.

Instagram is also expanding the list of supported blockchains, including Flow.

Instagram’s NFT functionality allows users to connect a digital wallet, share NFTs, and automatically tag the creator and collector for attribution.

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Users can share NFTs in their main Instagram feed, Stories, or posts. Once they release a digital collectible, it will have a shimmery effect and may display public information such as the description of the NFT.

To post a digital collectible to Instagram, users need to connect their digital wallet to Instagram.

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