Karissa Bell, the Engadget Senior Editor, has tweeted that Mark Zuckerberg said at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival that his team is preparing to bring NFT projects to Instagram in the next few months.
Zuckerberg at SXSW confirms NFTs are coming to Instagram “we’re working on on bringing NF Ts to Instagram in the near term,” but says “I’m not ready to kind of announce exactly what that’s going to be today”— Karissa Bell (@karissabe) March 15, 2022
Casey Newton, The Verge’s Platformer writer has also tweeted that the Instagram team is working on adding NFTs so that users will “hopefully” be able to mint their own NFT within Instagram
At #SXSW, Mark Zuckerberg just said that “hopefully” in the coming months you’ll be able to mint NFTs within Instagram— Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) March 15, 2022
Although Meta has announced before in a presentation that its metaverse would support NFT projects and Virtual Merch, Mark Zuckerberg commented on Instagram Non-fungible tokens plans saying: “I’m not ready to kind of announce exactly what that’s going to be today.”