CNN makes moments from history available for purchase with NFTs
July 17, 2021
For 41 years, CNN has gone to extraordinary lengths to document and broadcast the global stories of our time. Now, the network and digital news powerhouse is opening its archives for the first time to offer collectors the opportunity to own a piece of history.
Vault by CNN will house a select set of digital collectibles, or ‘Moments’, from CNN’s television archives, mint them as NFTs using blockchain technology, and sell them at vault.cnn.com.
The initial launch will include six weekly drops of Moments, starting in late June 2021. Offerings will include key historical moments organized around specific themes including early CNN exclusives, world history, and Presidential Elections. Users can expect future drops of Moments to include an even wider range of digital collectible topics and formats as Vault by CNN grows and adapts to its community of collectors.
The winner (tokenholder) of each Moment will own the digital copy for collectible purposes. Tokenholders will be able to showcase and display their Moments on a user page in the Vault. Some limited edition sets will include a premium video display case that will render a physical representation of the Moment on a screen.
Visit vault.cnn.com for more information and to follow the weekly drops of NFT offerings.
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