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Starting today, the way that the world uses NFTs has changed forever. With the launch of Proton Market Open Beta, uploading an NFT is now as easy as uploading an ordinary file to an online cloud, and all fees associated with NFTs have been slashed lower than anywhere else.
Note: At the moment, Android users are unable to mint NFTs on Proton Market. We expect to have this feature turned on for Android users in the near future; be sure to check our social media for updates.
Powered by the Proton blockchain, Proton Market allows NFTs to be bought and sold for fees as low as just a few cents – a radical change from the gas fees ranging from $50 to $200 paid on competing NFT marketplaces. Additionally, because the Proton blockchain is one of the fastest in the world, the NFTs you purchase arrive in your account instantaneously.
As a brief refresher, NFTs – or non-fungible tokens – are a type of blockchain technology that allows authenticity and ownership to be proven for digital assets. NFTs can be used for things like digital art, collectible merchandise, event tickets, and even identifying documents. While the idea for NFTs has existed for a few years, they have only exploded into the mainstream consciousness in recent months.
Unfortunately, as is often the case with new technology, the first time you use it can be underwhelming and overly expensive. That was the world’s first reaction to NFTs: hard to use, way too costly to be useful, and bogged down by sluggish transaction times. All of that changes with Proton Market.
Proton Market exists to make other NFT marketplaces obsolete. Now, anyone can issue their very own NFTs with no expensive fees to pay just for listing their creations. Additionally, because all NFTs ...
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