Mark Zuckerberg reveals Instagram will soon be adding NFTs

Facebook founder and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg have revealed that Instagram is slated to get NFT integration in the 'near term'.

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Published Wed, Mar 16 2022 5:50 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Apr 12 2022 4:35 PM CDT

Meta, formerly Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has revealed that Instagram is preparing to integrate NFTs on its platform.

Zuckerberg reportedly revealed the coming update to Instagram at an appearance at South by Southwest conference held in Austin, Texas. Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook, revealed that in the "near term" Instagram will be bringing on NFTs, and "hopefully" in the coming months users will be able to mint their NFTs within Instagram.

The adoption of NFTs is a part of Zuckerberg's company-wide shift towards the metaverse, which is a reflection of Facebook's name change to Meta that happened in October, 2021. While nothing has been officially announced from Instagram, Casey Newton, a reporter for the Platformer website was at the conference and heard Zuckerberg tease the news.

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