A Dune analytics platform consumer has discovered that greater than $18.5 million value of Bored Ape Yacht Membership (BAYC) and Mutant Ape Yacht Membership (MAYC) nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have been marked as stolen or flagged for suspicious exercise on OpenSea so far.

By information from Dune, a consumer referred to as Beetle found that 130 BAYC and 268 MAYC NFTs have been reported for suspicious exercise, alongside 153 Azuki’s, 202 CloneX, and 70 Moonbirds.

The full market value of stolen NFTs from these notable collections quantities to only over $25 million.

“Ape Now, Pay Later”

Decentralized finance (Defi) lending platform Teller Finance has launched a brand new function that may grant its customers entry to a “purchase now, pay later” (BNPL) function to buy NFTs.

The brand new function, humorously titled “Ape Now, Pay Later,” is constructed on the Polygon Community and permits customers to personal NFTs outright whereas paying off the full-price ticket over time, very similar to different BNPL companies reminiscent of AfterPay.

At the time of writing, Teller Finance’s BNPL function applies to notable NFT collections together with Bored Ape Yacht Membership, Mutant Ape Yacht Membership, Moonbirds, Doodles, Cool Cats, Azuki, Meebits, and extra.

Australia launches first NFT-ticketed music competition

An all-ages touring music competition named “The Grass is Greener” has grown to be the primary main Australian music competition to make the most of NFT know-how as a part of its ticketing course.

In keeping with the competition’s official Twitter, a set of 1,111 limited-edition NFTs will grant house owners entry to the occasion like a standard ticket, however, can even open up particular options to the extra Web3 savvy festival-goers together with lifetime tickets, VIP experiences, backstage passes and extra.

NFT know-how has entered the competition ticketing area globally. Earlier this 12 months, the main American music competition Coachella built in NFT know-how with their “Coachella Keys” assortment, which allowed dedicated followers to mint NFTs that granted a variety of ultra-exclusive advantages, together with VIP experiences and lifelong passes.

That’s not an NFT — That is an NFT.

A new evaluation from CashNetUSA has discovered that Australians are large followers of NFTs, rating quantity eight on this planet when it comes to month-to-month search quantity on Google and Twitter.

When it got here to sentiment, Australians have been fast to precise optimistic ideas about NFT know-how. For every 1,000 tweets, 539 have been discovered to point out “love” for NFTs in contrast with 79 that expressed “hate.” Axie Infinity, the Vietnamese play-to-earn sensation, was the general Aussie favorite NFT mission.

Singapore and Hong Kong took the highest spots, nonetheless, with extra searches for NFTs than other nations with 18,717 and 15,213 month-to-month searches, respectively.

Moreover, the researchers discovered that folks from Japanese European international locations have been essentially the keenest about NFTs on either side of the spectrum. Folks from Montenegro have been most probably to submit pro-NFT tweets, whereas Twitter customers from Poland have been more likely to precise an anti-NFT sentiment.

One other survey launched in March this 12 months by NFT Membership discovered that Aussies truly rank quantity two on this planet for curiosity relating to NFTs, overwhelmed to the highest spot by Taiwan.

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