You can find everything on eBay, tangible goods and soon intangible objects. Indeed, the famous site has just made fashionable non-fungible tokens, better known under the name of NFT (non-fungible token). Thanks to the technology of blockchain, it will be possible to sell and buy digital collectibles such as collectible cards, pictures, music or videos.
The announcement follows a statement from chief executive Jamie Lannone on CNBC, which said the company wants to expand the types of payments accepted and continues to explore payment options like cryptocurrency. “Anything that looks like a collector’s item has been on eBay for decades and will continue to be.” he indicated. It is therefore perfectly consistent that NFTs are now present on the platform.
eBay has warned its sellers on the blog dedicated to them. The company specifies that only trusted sellers
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The NFT market is currently on the rise. In March, a digital work by American artist Beeple sold for $ 69.3 million. The New York Times, meanwhile, sold an article for half a million dollars through NFT. It makes sense that eBay wants a slice of this huge digital pie.
Source : eBay