Twitter has always been part of those few social platforms, that come in early adopters of digital/virtual currency. Recently Twitter introduced Twitter Tip Jar, where someone can be paid in crypto, for the content he/she share via his/her Twitter account. Now, Twitter has announced two new features, one of them is Twitter Communities, while the other is based on blockchain technology, it’s called NFT profile picture. Today I will be covering everything about Twitter NFT Profile Picture.

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What is NFT?

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NFT (Non-Fungible Token), is a digital asset, that is unique, it can be an artwork or any other digital item, that shows your proof of ownership. Your NFT can be seen by anyone, but they can’t use it.NFT supply chain: how would it work? - Interlake Mecalux

What is Twitter NFT Profile Picture?

NFT profile pictures are a way to show off the NFTs you own on Twitter, it appears in a hexagonal shape to stand out from other profiles so that your account is easily recognizable. Right now only static images (JPEG, PNG) can be used as NFT Profile Pictures, that is minted on the Ethereum blockchain (for example ERC-721 and ERC-1155 tokens). You need to connect your Crypto Wallet to Twitter, to set your NFT picture, as Twitter needs to gather information about the NFTs you own in your wallet.

Note: You need to be a Twitter Blue Subscriber to set NFT Twitter Profile Pic. As of now, only iOS users can set an NFT as a Profile Picture, that too using the Twitter iOS app only.

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Crypto Wallets supported by Twitter NFT Profile Picture

Here is the list of Crypto Wallets supported by Twitter for Profile Picture:

  • Argent
  • Coinbase Wallet
  • Ledger Live
  • MetaMask
  • Rainbow
  • Trust Wallet

How to Connect Crypto Wallet With Twitter NFT Profile Picture?

As I mentioned earlier, you need to connect your Crypto Wallet with your Twitter account, in order to set up your Profile Picture. You should make sure that the crypto wallet you are connecting, must have the NFT you want to set as your profile picture. Twitter will send a verification request to your crypto wallet. You need to sign in using your Twitter Handle, just keep a note of these points:

  • Signing requests should only come from a Twitter.com domain.
  • Twitter will never ask you to send funds when connecting your crypto wallet.

Note: You can’t connect multiple Crypto wallets to your Twitter Profile, only one wallet is allowed at a time.

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How to Change My Twitter NFT Profile Picture?

If you’re already displaying an NFT profile picture and would like to use an NFT held in a different wallet, you need to simply connect that new wallet to your Twitter account. In order to do so, you need to follow these steps:

  • Go to your Twitter Settings under Edit profile.
  • Click your profile picture and
  • Select Use another wallet.

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Note: You need to be a Twitter Blue Subscriber to set NFT Twitter Profile Pic. As of now, only iOS users can set an NFT as a Profile Picture, that too using the Twitter iOS app only.

What Will Happen To My Twitter Profile Picture, If I Sold My NFT?

If you sell or transfer the NFT in your profile picture, the hexagon shape of the profile picture reverts to a circle. The NFT image will remain the same as you used to previously own it, but it won’t display any NFT details to suggest your ownership.

How to Check NFT Details of Someone’s NFT Profile Picture?

The NFT details of anyone’s Twitter Profile Picture can be checked by everyone, be it an Android user, iOS user, or Web user. You can see the details, by tapping on the Hexagonal profile image. This includes the NFT owner, NFT description, collection, properties, and additional details (such as the NFT’s contract address).

Wrapping Up

So this was all about Twitter’s NFT Profile Picture. Twitter will be adding support for creating NFT PFPs from Android soon, but right now Android users can only see NFT profile pictures. Stay tuned for more tech guides.

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