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In today’s Mint, we’re taking a quick look at some of the latest television show IP to hit the ‘minting block,’ Meta (formerly Facebook) and their new outrageous announcement that has Crypto Twitter up in arms, a new survey from an entertainment agency research desk that perhaps can help us keep everything in perspective.
Time to get fresh with your daily dose of The Nightly Mint – let’s review.
The Nightly Mint
Latest Mint: ‘Walking Dead’
Television channel AMC secured a deal with NFT marketplace Orange Comet earlier in the year, and the two are gearing up to mint their next NFT collection tomorrow with IP from the hit series, “The Walking Dead”. The drop hits the Orange Comet marketplace Thursday 14 April at 7PM UTC.
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Crypto Twitter is not enthused by Meta's latest announcement around their anticipated NFT fees. Let's just say that aren't quite in the same realm as OpenSea, LooksRare and the like. | Source: NYSE: FB on TradingView.com
I Love You, But Do I Know You!?
According to a report today from Fast Company, new survey data from entertainment agency UTA shows that “6% of respondents currently own an NFT but 38% want to own one in the future,” and that “69% of people don’t know how to purchase NFTs or what to do once they own one.” The survey was a small sample size, just 1,500 respondents, but still provides a high-level insight around where we’re at in the big picture. One would venture to guess that we’re still a bit early.
The ‘Minty Fresh’ Take
Far from being minty fresh is Meta’s take on NFT fees. The company announced that it’s VR platform Horizon Worlds would be taking a 47.5% cut on NFT sales. Crypto Twitter chaos ensued.
Meta has entered the arena pic.twitter.com/xVj00AiM3m
— laurence (london variant) (@functi0nZer0) April 13, 2022
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