Meta is done rolling out support for non-fungible tokens or NFTs in the US. The company first started giving select creators in the country the option to display their tokens on Facebook and Instagram earlier this year. But now everyone in the US can display their collections on both platforms, whether they’re NFTs they’ve created and are selling or something they’ve purchased from creators. Those who have both social media apps can also cross-post their digital collectibles from either app so they don’t have to share them twice.
In addition, the ability to post NFT collections on Instagram is now live for users in 100 countries. The social network first announced that it was going to expand the feature’s availability back in August to countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas. This probably doesn’t sound like good news for people who aren’t fond of NFTs or are concerned about their environmental impact. But it looks like Meta is set on making them a part of its platforms in its journey towards creating the metaverse it envisions.
To be able to display their collection, a user must have a supported digital wallet, which includes Rainbow, Trust Wallet, Dapper, Coinbase Wallet and MetaMask, installed on their device. They then have to link their wallet to either or both apps by going to the “digital collectibles” tab in their app settings. Once they’ve linked their wallets, they’ll be able to view their collectibles through the Facebook or Instagram app and share their NFTs to their feed.