What is an NFT?
How wikipedia puts it: -A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unit of data stored on a digital ledger, called a blockchain (the same technology that powers Crypto Currency) this data certifies a digital asset to be unique and therefore not interchangeable.
A Blockchain is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system and is essentially a digital ledger of transactions that is duplicated and distributed across the entire network of computer systems on the blockchain.
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So NFTs uses this technology to create a certificate of authenticity of a token that can be a photo, sound, video, you name it… Literally anything.
What is an NFT in 5 minutes
So... a NFTs provide unique and clear proof of ownership and authorship by the artist, since the minting (creator) artist is always listed as the original owner of the digital artwork linked to the NFT"
Why are people Buying NFT?
In accordance with few articles; people are motivated to buy NFTs because it provides a unique connection to the creator that does not exist with any other art form.
Crypto art has also spawned entire communities online, giving a platform to artist from all over the world, to showcase their art not matter the medium.
As a collector, you will have the possibility to support, connect and collect unique art from your favorite artist, and be part of this growing movement.
If you still want to know more, in the end of this page you will find more resources
Once you have wrap your head around what NFT are... you will need to open a Digital Wallet, which is what you're going to be using to make all your digital transactions and where everything is going to be "saved" from cryptocurrency to the art you collect.
There are many options for digital wallets, but one of the most popular for Etherium in the space is https://metamask.io/ and open an account on platforms like coinbase since this is where you will be able to buy cryptocurrency.
If you are still in doubt, as i was, please check the link at end of this page or feel free to reach out