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Twitter Rolls Out NFT Profile Photo Verification. Here's What We Know So Far:

Updated: Feb 8, 2022

After months of waiting, Twitter has finally given NFT owners a way to verify that they own their NFTs.

Twitter users are getting a pop-up message today from the social media company explaining a new feature that’ll allow users to prove that they are the true owners of their profile photo.

“Introducing NFT profile pictures,” Twitter’s message to users says.

In the message, the social media company explains what anNFT is and what this new verification means for them.

“NFT profile pictures are displayed in a special hexagonal shape,” Twitter wrote. “To choose an NFT as your profile picture you must connect your crypto wallet.”

Currently, this feature is only available for Twitter Blue users. Twitter Blue is Twitter’s subscription-based service that gives users access to exclusive features such as the NFT profile photo verification. At the time of this article’s publication, Twitter Blue cost’s $2.99 a month.

Along with the pop-up message explaining the change, Twitter Blue also tweeted a how-to video and a hype video regarding the new feature.

Check out the two videos below:

Since the update, Bored Ape Yacht Club members have been joining Twitter Blue and verifiying that they are indeed the owner of their profile photo.

“And just like that my PFP is a hexagon, BAYC member Adam Hollander tweeted along with a photo of his ape in a hexagon frame. “I'm INCREDIBLY IMPRESSED with the implementation. I was able to easily connect Twitter Mobile to Ledger Live via Bluetooth to access my ape The importance of this feature for #NFTs can not be overstated. LFG!!!”

Currently, there is no word on when this profile verification feature will become accessible to the larger Twitter audience.

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