A Dune analytics platform consumer has discovered that more than $18.5 million price of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) Nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have been marked as stolen or flagged for suspicious exercise on Opensea to this point.
According to knowledge from Dune, a consumer often known as “Beetle” found that 130 BAYC and 268 MAYC NFTs have been reported for suspicious exercise, alongside 153 Azuki’s, 202 CloneX and 70 Moonbirds.
The complete market price of stolen NFTs from these notable collections quantities to simply over $25 million.
This dashboard seems into locked PFP NFTs on OpenSea which have been flagged as stolen/suspicious
Interesting 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 “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) characteristic to buy NFTs.
The 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 overall price ticket over time, very like different BNPL providers comparable to AfterPay.
At the time of writing Teller Finance’s BNPL characteristic applies to notable NFT collections together with: Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Moonbirds, Doodles, Cool Cats, Azuki, Meebits and more.
Australia Launches First NFT Ticketed Music Festival
An all-ages, touring music pageant named “The Grass is Greener” has grow to be the primary main Australian music pageant to make the most of NFT expertise as a part of its ticketing course of.
We are SO excited to make our mark in historical past as Australia’s FIRST EVER NFT ticketed music pageant.
With a restricted provide of distinctive PFP NFTs…that is the FIRST EVER PFP NFT Ticketed Music Festival within the WORLD!
— The Grass is Greener Music Festival (@TGIGFestival_) May 17, 2022
According to the pageant’s official Twitter, a set of 1,111 restricted version NFTs will grant house owners entry to the occasion like a standard ticket, however will even open up particular options to the more Web3 savvy pageant goers together with life-time tickets, VIP experiences, backstage passes and more.
NFT expertise has entered the pageant ticketing enviornment globally — earlier this yr, main American music pageant Coachella, built-in NFT expertise with their “Coachella Keys” assortment, which allowed dedicated followers to mint NFTs that granted a variety of ultra-exclusive advantages, together with VIP experiences and life-time passes.
That’s not an NFT — This is an NFT.
New evaluation from CashNetUSA has discovered that Australians are large followers of NFTs, rating quantity 8 on the earth when it comes to month-to-month search quantity on Google and Twitter.
When it got here to sentiment, Australians have been fast to precise optimistic ideas about NFT expertise — for each 1,000 tweets, 539 have been discovered to point out “love” for NFTs in comparison with 79 that expressed “hate”. Axie Infinity, the Vietnamese play-to-earn sensation, was the general Aussie favourite NFT challenge.
Singapore and Hong Kong took the highest spots nonetheless, with more searches for NFTs than some other nation with 18,717 and 15,213 month-to-month searches, respectively.
Additionally, the examine discovered that folks from Eastern European international locations have been probably the most enthusiastic about NFTs on each side of the spectrum. People from Montenegro have been almost definitely to put up pro-NFT tweets, whereas Twitter customers from Poland have been a lot more more likely to specific an anti-NFT sentiment.
Another survey, launched in March this yr by NFT Club discovered that Aussies really rank #2 on the earth for curiosity on the subject of NFTs, crushed to the highest spot by Taiwan.