CNN is going to start selling NFTs
CNN on Wednesday announced the cable news channel would sell "moments" from its television archives as non-fungible tokens.
Why it matters: NFTs have enabled people to become owners of unique digital property, allowing content creators to rake in fortunes.
Details: The NFTs will be housed on Vault by CNN.
- "The initial launch will include six weekly drops of Moments, starting in late June 2021," the company said.
- "Offerings will include key historical moments organized around specific themes including early CNN exclusives, world history, and Presidential Elections."
Our thought bubble, via Axios' Sara Fischer: I think, in the short-term there are ways to make money off of moments, IP or ideas. There are experiences that connect creators with audiences and have short-term upside.
- It makes sense that anyone would want to experiment with NFTs, especially a media company that sits in lots of significant IP.