Melania Trump and Instagram enter the world of NFTs
Melania Trump and Instagram enter the world of NFTs
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Melania Trump and Instagram enter the world of NFTs

By Stefania Stimolo - 20 Dec 2021

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By now, it’s undeniable that everyone wants to enter the world of NFTs, including Melania Trump, the wife of former US President and social media giant Instagram.

Melania Trump launches her first NFT Art

Available for purchase from December 16-31, 2021, directly on her website, is Melania Trump’s new NFT Art. The Non-Fungible Token is called ‘Melania’s Vision’ and depicts the woman’s eyes; it is a limited edition priced at 1 SOL ($175 at the time of writing).

The proceeds will be given to the Be Best initiative to help children.

Here’s the announcement on Twitter:

 

“Excited for this new venture, which combines my passion for art and commitment to helping our Nation’s children fulfill their own unique American Dream. #MelaniaNFT http://MelaniaTrump.com

The press release describes how the limited-edition Non-Fungible Token, signed by Trump, will be available for sale on her official website, from December 16-31, 2021, with the goal of supporting the country’s children in the Be Best initiative

In this regard, Melania Trump comments as follows:

“I’m proud to announce my NFT endeavor, which embodies my passion for the arts, and will support my ongoing commitment to children through my Be Best initiative. Through this new technology-based platform, we will provide children computer science skills, including programming and software development, to thrive after they age out of the foster community.”

“Melania’s Vision” NFT on Solana Blockchain

By purchasing Trump’s NFT, ‘Melania’s Vision’ (a watercolor by Marc-Antoine Coupon depicting Melania’s cobalt blue eyes), the collector will also receive an amulet of inspiration and an audio recording of Mrs. Trump with a message of hope.

The Non-Fungible Token was built on Solana Blockchain, and the price of the work is 1 SOL, $175 at the time of writing. As a method of payment, you can use crypto or credit card via MoonPay. 

Starting in January 2022, Melania Trump will release NFTs on her website at regular intervals with a one-time auction. Each of her NFTs will include the digital artwork, the physical artwork, and the unique physical accessory. 

Instagram NFT
Instagram is also about to enter the NFT industry

Non-Fungible tokens conquer Instagram, the word from Adam Mosseri

According to reports, it seems that Instagram is actively exploring the Non-Fungible Token sector, making them more accessible through its social. 

The Chief, Adam Mosseri, in response to a Q&A on its Stories, reportedly said the following:

“Nothing to announce yet, but we’re definitely actively exploring NFTs and how we can make them more accessible to a wider audience. [..]I think it’s an interesting place for us to play and also a way to help creators.”

This could mean that Instagram posts that offer NFTs can be published with a label called “collectible” to alert users that it’s a purchased NFT. 

 

Stefania Stimolo

Graduated in Marketing and Communication, Stefania is an explorer of innovative opportunities. She started out as a Sales Assistant for e-commerce, and in 2016 she began to develop a passion for the digital world, initially in the Network Marketing sector, where she discovered and became passionate about the ideals behind Bitcoin and Blockchain technology, which lead her to work as a copywriter and translator for ICO projects and blogs, and organize introductory courses.

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