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Twitter’s New NFT Profile Picture Feature Is Drawing Mixed Reactions

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Twitter’s New NFT Profile Picture Feature Is Drawing Mixed Reactions

A PsychoKitty NFT on December 30, 2021. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images

On Thursday, devoted users of Twitter (which accounts for many of the platform’s users, given its addictive qualities) were taken aback at the sight of a sudden prompt the app was feeding them: “Introducing NFT profile pictures,” the slide reads. There’s a cursory, and still-necessary, description of what an NFT actually is, since so many Internet denizens are as yet unwilling to find out. “So what does this mean?” The announcement continues. “NFT profile pictures are displayed in a special hexagonal shape. To choose an NFT as your profile picture you must connect to your crypto wallet.” As dorky as I found this, I have a crypto wallet, so I decided to click through.

This brought me the next page, where it became clear I’d have to pay for Twitter Blue, the platform’s new subscription offering, to access the NFT feature. I closed the app in frustration. From the brouhaha that erupted on the timeline, it’s clear that I wasn’t the only person to balk at the prospect of NFT profile pictures. For every crypto enthusiast crowing at the victory associated with their favorite microblogging platform adopting NFTs, there seemed to be 500 others lamenting the development in no uncertain terms.

There’s also, as has been the case since NFT creation and exchange really kicked into a whole new gear, the ongoing problem of artistic theft. The Twitter NFT profile picture feature was made possible through OpenSea’s API (application programming interface); OpenSea, the NFT distribution platform that was recently valued at $13.3 billion, has also frequently had to intervene in cases of token theft and resales. Additionally, last September, an OpenSea executive was accused of trading NFT assets using insider information.

Already, digital artists on Twitter are saying they’ve been stolen from in tandem with the introduction of the new feature. Artistic theft online in general has always been an issue and will continue to be one, but the NFT profile picture introduction highlights the problem in a new way.

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Dylan MacDonald: Everything About Norm Macdonald’s Son

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Dylan MacDonald: Everything About Norm Macdonald’s Son

Hey, are you searching to know about Dylan MacDonald? Or in confusion why everybody is searching for Dylan MacDonald? Well, whatever is the reason for you to know about him, here is the catch-up for you. Go ahead and know more details.

Who is Dylan MacDonald?

Dylan is an American citizen, and he is the only son of Canadian stand-up comedians, Norm MacDonald and Connie. Norm died recently in September 2021, at 61 years while battling cancer.

Norm surviving with cancer for the past ten years. But he had not revealed it to his fans. He always kept his personal life private. The sudden demise of Norm made his fans curious to know about Dylan’s lifestyle, career, and personal life details.

Dylan MacDonald Age?

As of 2022, he is just 29 years old Dylan MacDonald was born on October 28th, 1992 in California, U.S.

Despite the fact, that his parents got divorced after living 8 years together. He had a healthy relationship with both of them However, he lives with his mother mostly.

What Dylan MacDonald is Doing Currently?

He also wants to build his career just like his father as a comedian. But as of now, he didn’t get any recognition in that particular field. However, he is trying to create a path for his career through his YouTube channel which is managing along with his friends.

They are publishing some kind of comic dramas on Dylan’s YouTube channel. Apart from the drams, they are creating shows like spelling bees and some Q&A shows.

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Dylan’s Personal and Social Media Life Details

Dylan MacDonald is not yet married. He is single, and he is not even dating anyone right now.

Like his father, he is also away from social media. He is inactive on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. But he often appeared along with his father at various gatherings. They both used to have a good relationship. His death will definitely affect his life.

Anyhow, all Norm MacDonald’s fans and we are hoping to see Dylan like his father with a good reputation and huge fan following.

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Eleventh heaven? Heat with a mixed, memorable history in 10 previous Game 7s

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Ravens kicker Justin Tucker’s record-breaking kick honored as NFL’s Best Moment of the Year

Yes, the Miami Heat have been here before.

Ten times to be exact.

Making Sunday’s 8:30 p.m. showdown at FTX Arena against the Boston Celtics in these Eastern Conference finals the 11th Game 7 in the franchise’s 34 seasons.

For many on the roster, though, it also will be something new, requiring, perhaps, some sage advice.

“Block out the noise as much as possible,” veteran power forward P.J. recommended, “and get ready to play a regular game like you’ve been playing.”

A look at the 10 previous times the Heat have been in this spot.

1997 East semifinals: Heat 101, Knicks 90. Tim Hardaway erupts for 38 points in his first career Game 7, with the Knicks’ Allan Houston and Chris Childs serving suspensions from the teams’ Game 5 melee. The victory completes a comeback from a 3-1 series deficit.

2000 East semifinals: Knicks 83, Heat 82. Patrick Ewing scores the winning basket with 1:30 left, with the Heat’s Jamal Mashburn then bypassing a scoring opportunity to pass to Clarence Weatherspoon, whose miss seals the Heat’s loss.

2004 first round: Heat 85, Hornets 77. Current Heat assistant coach Caron Butler leads the way with 23 points, as the Heat advance during Dwyane Wade’s rookie season.

2005 East finals: Pistons 88, Heat 82. With Wade limited by a rib injury, the Heat come up one game short of their first appearance in the NBA Finals.

2009 first round: Hawks 91, Heat 78. With Jermaine O’Neal sidelined by a migraine, Erik Spoelstra comes up just short in his first playoff series as coach.

2012 East finals: Heat 101, Celtics 88. Down 3-2, just like this time around against Boston, the Heat follow up LeBron’s James’ 45-point Game 5 with the first Big Three trip in the NBA Finals.

2013 East finals: Heat 99, Pacers 76. The Heat again leave then-Pacers coach Frank Vogel shaking his head, with James closing with 32.

2013 NBA Finals: Heat 95, Spurs 88. A game after Ray Allen’s miraculous 3-pointer keeps the Heat alive, the franchise’s third title is closed out in a rare anti-climactic Game 7.

2016 first round: Heat 106, Hornets 73. The rare Game 7 blowout, with Goran Dragic leading the way with 25 points, Purple Shirt Guy from Charlotte no longer courtside to taunt Wade.

2016 East semifinals: Raptors 116, Heat 89. Wade comes up one win shy from a playoff showdown against LeBron James’ Cavaliers, with current Heat guard Kyle Lowry leading the Raptors with 35 points.

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Indian Bank Recruitment 2022: Bumper vacancies for these posts in Indian Bank, application process started, will get 90000 salary 

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Bank Recruitment 2022: Golden chance to become manager in City Union Bank, apply soon, will get good salary, know selection & others details

Indian Bank Recruitment 2022: Bumper vacancies for these posts in Indian Bank, application process started, will get 90000 salary

Indian Bank Recruitment 2022: Vacancy has been removed for the posts of Specialist Officer in Indian Bank. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Indian Bank.

New Delhi: There is a golden opportunity for the candidates who want to do government jobs in the bank. Vacancy has been issued by Indian Bank for the posts of Specialist Officers in various departments. Under this vacancy 312 posts of manager will be filled in the bank. The application process for these posts has started from 24th May. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Indian Bank, indianbank.in. The last date to apply has been fixed as 14 June 2022.

Maximum Age Limit


1. Assistant Manager – 20 to 30 Years
2. Manager – 23 to 35 Years
3. Senior Manager – 25 to 38 Years
4. Chief Manager – 27 to 40 Years

According to the government rules, three years relaxation will be given to the OBC category candidates and five years to the SC, ST category candidates in the upper age limit.

Educational Qualification


: Different educational qualifications have been decided by Indian Bank for the candidates applying for various posts. According to the posts, it is mandatory for the candidate to be CA, ICWA, Graduate, Post Graduate. Also, candidates applying for the post of manager should have 3 years experience, 5 years for senior manager posts and 7 years for chief manager posts. At the same time, experience is not required to apply for the post of Assistant Manager.

Application Fee


1. For SC, ST and Divyang candidates – Rs 175
2. For other category candidates – Rs 850

For other information related to this vacancy, candidates can get by clicking on the notification link given below.

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