A Dune analytics platform person has discovered that greater than $18.5 million price of Bored Ape Yacht Membership (BAYC) and Mutant Ape Yacht Membership (MAYC) Nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have been marked as stolen or flagged for suspicious exercise on Opensea to this point.
Based on information 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 overall market worth of stolen NFTs from these notable collections quantities to only over $25 million.
This dashboard appears to be like into locked PFP NFTs on OpenSea which have been flagged as stolen/suspicious
Fascinating 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 characteristic that can grant its customers entry to a “purchase now, pay later” (BNPL) characteristic to buy NFTs.
The brand new characteristic, 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 resembling AfterPay.
On the time of writing Teller Finance’s BNPL characteristic 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 competition named “The Grass is Greener” has grow to be the primary main Australian music competition to make the most of NFT expertise 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 competition.
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_) Could 17, 2022
Based on the competition’s official Twitter, a group of 1,111 restricted version NFTs will grant house owners entry to the occasion like a traditional ticket, however may also open up particular options to the extra Web3 savvy competition goers together with life-time tickets, VIP experiences, backstage passes and extra.
NFT expertise has entered the competition ticketing area globally — earlier this yr, main American music competition Coachella, built-in NFT expertise 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 lifelong passes.
That is not an NFT — That is an NFT.
New evaluation from CashNetUSA has discovered that Australians are massive followers of NFTs, rating quantity 8 on this 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 expertise — for each 1,000 tweets, 539 had been discovered to indicate “love” for NFTs in comparison with 79 that expressed “hate”. Axie Infinity, the Vietnamese play-to-earn sensation, was the general Aussie favourite NFT mission.
Singapore and Hong Kong took the highest spots nonetheless, with extra searches for NFTs than another nation with 18,717 and 15,213 month-to-month searches, respectively.
Moreover, the research discovered that folks from Japanese European international locations had been probably the most captivated with NFTs on each side of the spectrum. Individuals from Montenegro had been most definitely 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 yr by NFT Membership discovered that Aussies really rank #2 on this planet for curiosity in the case of NFTs, overwhelmed to the highest spot by Taiwan.