NFT

NFT: What is it, how has it become a new way to earn money?

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With the changing of the world, earning money or investing in the language of business has also changed completely. This new invention has given birth to a word, which is now being called NFT in the business market.

NFT is that celebrities from many industrial houses of the world to India’s Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, and many other cricket players are eager to visit.

What is the meaning of NFT?

NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token. It is a kind of digital asset. It is handled through blockchain technology. With the help of this technology, the ownership of GIFs, photographs, video clips, painting, and other valuable digital assets is determined. All these things nowadays come in the digital asset, and it is bought and sold in digital form only.

To understand NFT in a better way, we can think of it as ‘Auction’. Suppose, some artwork or any such thing, whose second copy is not there in the world, people earn money by doing it NFT.

For example, when you buy a painting, GIF, video clips, etc., in online NFT, you will not get all these things in physical form. Instead, you will be given a kind of unique Token, which is called an NFT token.

If you hold this Token, you are the owner of these digital materials or assets. Meaning you will be considered as digital ownership. After that, you can buy or sell them according to your profit or loss. NFTs are usually done through cryptocurrencies only. Meaning if you want to do some NFT, then the transaction for that will be done through cryptocurrency only.

What are NFT Tokens?

NFTs, i.e. these unique tokens, are your digital assets, which generate value. For example, you can split or exchange a 10 rupee note into two 5 rupee notes, which will have the same value. It can be a house or even a painting. That is, you can buy and sell your digital assets either in pieces or in NFTs.

How is NFT done?

An Ownership Certificate is obtained for the ownership or ownership of NFT, i.e. this (Non-Fungible Token). Any person whose thing, any item, art, picture, video, GIF, etc., falls in this category, along with the certificate of ownership. All rights related to that item go to his owner. The remarkable thing is that after the arrival of NFT, NFT tokens are being used for some time now for online gaming, crypto arts, etc.

How is trading in NFTs done?

As digital is the only way to do NFT, a special kind of technology is used in it, called Blockchain Technology. In this too, the Ethereum blockchain is being used nowadays. Once entered, it cannot be tampered with or deleted in any way.

How is ‘earning’ done in NFT?

Through gaming: In this, the highest earning potential is said to be through digital gaming. It is considered very important in the gaming segment. People are also earning money with its help. For example, if you have a virtual race track, other players will have to pay money to use it.

Investment Status: Investors may have to wait for a long time to earn on NFTs. It may also happen that there is a demand for a particular coin in the market, but the seller is not ready.

The value of a souvenir of another country or a coin of a particular museum is very high for the person in front. On the other hand, it should not have any specific value in the eyes of any other person. Thus waiting is an important thing to earn good money in its investment.

How ‘Blockchain Technology’ works

Blockchain technology is a platform where a digital currency and anything can be digitized, and its record can be kept. That is, blockchain is a digital ledger. At the same time, bitcoin is a digital medium through which we and you or anyone else can sell and buy certain things.

What is the history?

Non-Fungible Token, i.e. NFT, was first created in May 2014 by Kevin McCoy and Anil Dash. It works on the principle of Ethereum blockchain technology. Any such technical art, which is claimed to be unique and its ownership, i.e. the honours right, is with a particular person. This ownership is called a non-fungible token, or NFT.

The future of NFTs in India

There are different opinions on the future of NFTs in India. Because this is an entirely new concept.

There were apprehensions among people in India about cryptocurrencies. In the same way, there are many misconceptions about NFTs.

NFTs have left many wondering how one can spend so much money just for online properties (which they don’t get physically). But from the announcements made by the influential personalities in India, it seems that it will soon make its place in India. Along with this, an Indian company named ‘Crypto Exchange’ is also known for its preparation to launch NFT in India.

What is the ‘market’ of NFT?

According to DappRadar, a research firm, the total value of NFTs issued on the Ethereum blockchain is $14.3 billion, up from around $340 million last year. According to a study conducted in March by market research firm Harris, 11% of Americans say they have bought NFTs. Which is only a few per cent (i.e. 1 per cent) less than the people who buy in the commodity market.

According to another analyst Jefferies, the value of NFTs will double over the next year and reach $80 billion by 2025. Apart from this, the use of tokens will also increase very fast.

Will Amitabh-Salman bring NFT?

Salman Khan is bringing his NFT collection together with BollyCoin. Bollycoin includes Atul Agnihotri, Armand Punawalla, and Kyle Lopez, among others. Salman Khan had informed social media followers that he would launch NFT. Amitabh Bachchan is also preparing to launch NFT.

Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik also talked about doing a digital auction of the art reel of a cricket match, in which he won the last ball by hitting a six. Its original price has been kept at 5 ethereums (i.e. around Rs 15 lakh). Ethereum is a digital currency.