Want to buy an NFT? Here’s what to know

NFTs are digital assets that use the technology behind cryptocurrencies to create unique tokens, each with its own identification that isn’t replicable. These tokens serve as a digital deed for original editions of online art, music, and memes. NFTs — short for nonfungible tokens — are acquired by bidding online, then paying in U.S. dollars or cryptocurrency. These tokens …

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Art goes digital

Digital art means different things to different people. For art critic Joshua Drake, NFT-based work most likely lends itself to what he called “posing”: collecting art as a method of reputation building. “I have this work of digital art because it makes me seem a [certain] way in a digital community,” Drake said in a …

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