Amidst the crypto carnage, Ethereum (ETH) and Polygon (MATIC) shot up to 17 percent on Friday on the back of robust volumes and good news movement.
According to media reports, Meta (formerly known as Facebook) has started distributing NFTs to some US content creators on its main social network, and the discussed NFTs are mostly based on Ethereum and Polygon blockchain.
On Friday, the second-largest cryptocurrency asset climbed as much as $1,105 in a single day, from its 24-hour low of $1.010. However, it was trading at $1,067.81 when prices were last updated at 15:15 IST on Friday.
Even though investors appeared to be concerned, the buying and selling volumes of Ether increased by 15 percent over the previous 24 hours as the value of Ether reaches more than $18.4 billion.
The cryptocurrency Polygon, which trades for about $0.60 per coin, soared over 17% to $0.4597 from $0.4224 on Tuesday. However, at the same time, it reduced its beneficial characteristics by more than half to $0.4743.
The second-largest crypto currency, at the time of drafting this article, had a complete market capitalization of around $130 billion, whereas Polygon, the 18th largest crypto asset, had a total value near to $3.8 billion.
According to a ConsenSys-funded crypto news site, Decrypt, Meta will rapidly add support for NFTs on Solana and Flow in the future.
In his tweet, Meta Product Manager Navdeep Singh shared a sneak peek of what NFTs will look like on Facebook.
Customers may have a “digital collectibles” tab on their Facebook profiles where they can show off their NFTs, unique blockchain tokens that represent ownership, according to the article.
According to different information, the Ethereum 2.0 era is emerging rapidly. The buzz is increasing as more people get ready to discover what the Ethereum beacon chain will provide as the Ethereum ‘merge’ approaches.
At the conclusion of the call, Edul Patel, Co-Founder and CEO of Mudrex, informed reporters that Ethereum builders demonstrated they were capable of swiftly performing an intensive fork upgrade on one of several tests in the community.
“The ‘Merge’ will move the Ethereum blockchain from a Proof of Work to a Proof of Stake consensus mechanism. The transition to the ‘Merge’ gets closer with this hard fork upgrade,” he continued.
The technicals indicate that the day-by-day pattern for ETH-BTC is heading into an ascending triangle sample, according to WazirX Trade Desk.