It was seen lately on Twitter that Magic Eden was being ‘sassy’ to OpenSea and mocking them on Twitter after the primarily Ethereum-based market, OpenSea, Tweeted about Solana initiatives. Magic Eden seemingly nonetheless thinks that they’re nonetheless the Solana leaders, and don’t wish to hand that title to OpenSea.
The Twitter Drama
Up to now whereas, main firms’ social media managers have taken a humorous stance on their content material technique, from Ryanair to Duolingo simply to call just a few. Now, Magic Eden is the subsequent on this, as they’ve mocked their new competitor OpenSea on the Twitter platform.
OpenSea’s unique Tweet merely mentioned: “A Solana venture thread” which was adopted by many Solana initiatives that they favored. Then, Magic Eden savagely replied: “a sOlAnA pRojEcT tHrEaD. That is what occurs
if you don’t DYOR” in a clearly sarcastic tone. This response Tweet has “ratioed” OpenSea’s unique Tweet because it sits on 3,032 likes on the time of writing, with OpenSea’s sitting at solely 2,217.
This sarcastic response makes it clear that Magic Eden nonetheless feels that they’re the chief within the Solana area. That is even though OpenSea, the most important NFT market all in, has simply stepped into the blockchain.
Magic Eden is the established model within the Solana area, whereas OpenSea is the established model within the Ethereum area. Ought to they only keep in their very own lane? That’s the query.
OpenSea’s Step into Solana
After OpenSea has solely ever actually labored inside Ethereum (and Polygon) based mostly NFTs, they’ve these days stepped into the Solana ecosystem. Solana is actually one among Ethereum’s greatest opponents for blockchains.
Now, OpenSea is in a Solana beta stage, permitting customers to purchase and promote Solana NFTs on their market in beta.
The transfer to Solana, alongside Ethereum, is sensible for OpenSea. Not solely does it broaden their viewers, nevertheless it additionally permits them to have help for an eco-friendly blockchain. Additional, it could possibly enable its customers to purchase and promote sure NFTs with decrease fuel charges, and quick transactions. Nonetheless, Magic Eden remains to be the clear chief in Solana.
Up to now few weeks, as Ethereum has seen a lower, Solana has elevated drastically in gross sales. Solana has at all times been round, with Magic Eden and Solanart being the main marketplaces. Nonetheless, Ethereum followers have usually seemed down upon the Solana blockchain, naming it a worse blockchain.
About Magic Eden
Magic Eden is a Solana NFT market and is the market chief within the area. It permits customers to create, purchase and promote NFTs on the Solana blockchain.
They’ve a normal market, and now have a minting launchpad constructed into the platform. Right here, sure initiatives, chosen by the corporate, can mint their NFTs if Magic Eden feels that they’re adequate.
Sadly, via this minting launchpad, some initiatives together with Balloonsville turned out to be rug pulls. Magic Eden was criticised massively for the issues that you just wanted to get into it. Within the case of Balloonsville, they apparently weren’t even requested for ID.
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