Recently, The Open Network (TON) held an auction that raised $3 million. During the event, TON sold domain names such as wallet.ton for 215,250 toncoins and casino.ton for 200,000 toncoins. These impressive results inspired Telegram CEO Pavel Durov, who now dreams of “adding a bit of Web 3.0 in the form of NFTs to Telegram”.
NFT of usernames and links on Telegram!
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov posted on his personal Telegram channel (651,000 subscribers) an interesting proposal. In fact, he proposed that the platform auction off the millions of reserved addresses it has. he claimed “This would create a new platform where username holders could transfer them to interested parties in protected transactions.“. He added that these addresses will be able to benefit from a “Secure ownership on the blockchain through NFT-like smart contracts(Non-fungible tokens)”.
Pavel Durov therefore wants to “add some Web 3.0 to TelegramHe revealed that his idea was inspired by the sale recently organized by The Open Network (TON). During this event, TON sold 2,000 .ton domain names. The sale raised a total of 2,392,002 toncoins. Currently, the price of Toncoin hovers around $1.30 The sale raised over $3 million.
Telegram’s CEO plans to market the platform’s usernames and channel links as NFTs. According to him, if TON did well in its recent auction, so did Telegram. After all, Telegram it has 700 million users and 25 million new accounts have been created in the last 72 hours.
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