NFTs are getting more and more popular.
Whether they might be a topic that will get forgotten in some years, but right now, everything that involves NFTs is making the headlines.
That’s why I’m going to give a rundown of the latest on NFTs in this article.
But first, for those of you who don’t know yet what they are, how they work, and what they can be used for, this intro should give you an idea:
Latest News on the NFTs Sector
NFT goals at Maracanã – Play For a Cause and Maracanã
The most modern goal in the history of the Maracanã was scored on the day of its 71st birthday. Play For a Cause, Binance and the stadium launch this Wednesday, June 16, the “NFT Maracanã 70+ Network,” an unprecedented digital asset action aimed at social in the country and that is part of the celebration of the most important soccer stadium in the world. The main goals in Maracanã are eternalized in the products, in addition to an exclusive trophy with a souvenir of the net used in the goals of the field.
Seven memorable goals at Maracanã Stadium were selected and transformed into exclusive artwork for the action: Pelé’s 1,000th in his career, Zico’s (the stadium’s greatest scorer) last professional net swing, Neymar’s penalty kick for the then-unheard-of Olympic gold, Romário dribbling past the Uruguayan goalkeeper to qualify Brazil for the World Cup four times, Renato Gaúcho and his belly tap in 1995, Mario Götze with his left-footed shot in the 2014 World Cup final, and Alcides Ghiggia silencing the country in 1950.
In addition to the digital artwork, the owner of the asset will also receive a very special souvenir to celebrate the achievement: an exclusive trophy with part of the netting used in Maracanã’s goals over the past year. The swinging of the net, a moment that has always been followed by the deafening roar of the crowd, is experiencing unusual moments with the gates closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thus, goal netting takes on an even more special value, as only the players and technical committees were able to witness the goals of the season live.
The action between Play For a Cause and Maracana goes beyond NFT works certifications and trophies. Buyers will also participate in a social way, collaborating with new opportunities for a better future for many children in Brazil. Half of the net sales value will be donated to investments in the education of youth and children from 40 “Play For a Cause” partner institutions in 16 states across the country.
Fox launches Blockchain Creative Labs
Media company Fox Corp. has launched a $100 million creative fund for NFTs under the auspices of its new NFT company, Blockchain Creative Labs.
The NFT division was unveiled last month along with a new animated comedy series dubbed “Krapopolis” from Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon. The show is scheduled to premiere in 2022 and will be a satirical comedy focused on life in ancient Greece.
Fox says the $100 million in funding will be used to support “content creators, IP owners and advertising partners end-to-end blockchain computer ecosystem solutions to build, launch, manage and sell NFT content and experiences, as well as fungible tokens as digital goods and assets. “
Blockchain Creative Labs will also be watching closely to identify “growth opportunities” that present themselves in the rapidly evolving NFT space.
As reported by Cointelegraph in May, Blockchain Creative Labs will manage dedicated marketplaces for programs in partnership with the company.
The marketplaces will include content such as NFTs depicting characters and background illustrations, GIFs, and tokens that unlock exclusive social experiences for dedicated fans.
SpaceX and its space quest with Dogecoin (comical or serious)
In May, SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company, took the news around the world by announcing that it will conduct a fully paid mission in dogecoin (DOGE), a cryptocurrency based on a Shiba Inu dog meme. Now, it has been revealed that the project is expected to include the launch of “Space Art,” or “Space Art,” which will be sold outside the Earth’s atmosphere as NFTs and traded with DOGE.