OnlyFans Introduces Verified NFT Profile Pictures
OnlyFans, a renowned subscription-based platform known predominantly for adult content, is introducing the option for users to display validated NFTs as their profile images.
This new feature will exclusively support NFTs created on the Ethereum blockchain. To indicate authenticity, an Ethereum icon will be visible alongside the NFT profile pictures. This development was initially reported by Reuters and confirmed that OnlyFans had implemented this feature in December.
Launched in 2016, OnlyFans has provided a lucrative avenue for content creators to generate income from subscribers by selling personalized content. This latest move adds to the growing list of social media platforms integrating NFT profile pictures into their features, Twitter being a prominent example.
Recently, YouTube also hinted at potential blockchain and NFT-based innovations that would foster deeper connections between creators and their audience.
OnlyFans’ CEO, Amrapali “Ami” Gan, in her statement to Reuters, highlighted this new functionality enabling creators to display non-fungible token (NFT) profile images. The presence of an Ethereum icon next to these NFT profile images will serve as a stamp of genuineness.
“Our mission is to empower creators to own their full potential. This feature is the first step in exploring the role that NFTs can play on our platform.”
Gan, who assumed the role of CEO in December, has been instrumental in driving these changes. She emphasized the platform’s commitment to combining cutting-edge technology with creative capital to enhance user safety.
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 10, 2022
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