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Arweave (AR) up 60% on Meta and Instagram Partnership, Here's What You Need to Know

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 09:18
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Gamza Khanzadaev
Arweave (AR) skyrockets 60% on Instagram integration news
Arweave (AR) up 60% on Meta and Instagram Partnership, Here's What You Need to Know
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Arweave's AR token price soared upward 60% after it was revealed that Meta is planning to integrate the project's services into Instagram. In particular, Arweave services will be used to store digital collectibles, or simply NFTs, the functionality of which has recently been added to the popular social network.

As reported by U.Today, Instagram will launch a marketplace to sell NFTs right inside the app, with initial testing being done on Polygon's blockchain at the moment. According to Stephane Kasriel, responsible for Web3 at Meta, all these innovations are primarily aimed at attracting creators and enabling them to earn.

Instagram to Launch NFT Marketplace: Details

Storage tokens are pumping

The news of the integration of Arweave's decentralized storage services has boosted quotations for all cryptocurrencies belonging to this sector. Of the big projects operating in infrastructure and storage, apart from AR, Filecoin (FIL) has risen noticeably, up 15% in the last 24 hours.

Source: CoinMarketCap

Speaking of FIL, the Filecoin Foundation conference, which is taking place right now, should not be overlooked. The anticipation of important announcements, including the Filecoin virtual machine, is giving the cryptocurrency's price an additional boost.

Overall, the sector's capitalization rose 11.7% to $4.57 billion, according to CoinMarketCap. The trading volume of project tokens from this category rose even more significantly, up 191% during the day.

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Financial analyst, trader and crypto enthusiast.

Gamza graduated with a degree in finance and credit with a specialization in securities and financial derivatives. He then also completed a master's program in banking and asset management.

He wants to have a hand in covering economic and fintech topics, as well as educate more people about cryptocurrencies and blockchain.