OpenSea adds Solana NFTs and Phantom wallet support that could be soon coming to the leading marketplace as we can see more today in our latest blockchain news today.
OpenSea adds Solana NFTs and Phantom wallet support according to the leaked screenshots. The images show functionality for Solana and the Phantom wallet. The leading marketplace is focused on ethereum but support for Solana’s ecosystem could be around the corner as the newly-leaked screenshots show. The screenshots came from JaneManchun Wong who is a well-known blogger and hacker who became popular for discovering tech features from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram before they are announced.
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) January 25, 2022
Wong’s screenshots show OpenSea supporting the popular Solana wallet Phantom and display Solana as one of the supported blockchains alongside the current options Polygon, Ethereum and Klatyn. Wong said she found references to Solana while reverse-engineering OpenSea’s website and added that there were other references outside of the mentions within the user interface that said “they did try to hide it, though.” when asked for comment, one spokesperson of Opensea called it old speculation and pointed to another leaked screenshot showing Solana support on the site and the representative said that the OpenSea will comment if or when they have something to stay.
Ethereum makes up the majority of the wider NFT market which hit $23 billion worth of trading volume in 2021 and OpenSea is the leading marketplace that generated billions of dollars worth of trading volume and now revealed a $13.3 billion valuation following its latest funding round. The Solana NFT ecosystem gained steam last fall thanks to the collections like Solana Monkey Business and Degenerate ape Academy. The NFTs generated more than $1.2 billion in trading volume as per the makers of the platform’s Metaplex NFT standard while other notable marketplaces include FTX NFTs and Magic Eden.
As recently reported, Someone found a way to exploit the front-end of the most popular non-fungible token NFT marketplace OpenSea and the hacker went after members of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs. Hackers attacked Bored ape NFT and PeckShieldAlert even alarmed of a front-end issue of OpenSea earlier today and revealed that the exploited had already gained 332 ETH worth about $750,000 at the time of writing.
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